Congo Basin Updates


Tuesday, 03 July 2018
FSC Congo Basin Members meet in Gabon

FSC Congo Basin Members – Members who attended the Congo Basin MeetingPrior to the business encounter on 18 June, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Congo Basin office held a meeting for their French-speaking members in Libreville, Gabon. read more …


Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Informal meeting with stakeholders around M65

First days of the FSC 08th General Assembly have been a great opportunity to discuss – maybe for the first time for all Congo Basin stakeholders together - specific issues related to Congo Basin forests, especially around Intact Forest Landscapes (IFLs), Motion 65 implementation at the sub-regional level and next milestones to be taken. read more …


Monday, 17 October 2016
Intact Forest Landscapes: Motion 65 implementation in the Congo Basin (Summary of joint meeting with ATIBT-WWF)

Meeting (© FSC IC)© FSC ICFollowing the first meeting of the High Conservation Values (HCV) Regional Working Group and the second Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL) Solutions Forum, held in June and July 2016 respectively, a joint meeting was organized on 01st September 2016 in Paris by WWF and ATIBT (Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux) to discuss the outcomes of these two important working sessions and plans to move forward, in collaboration with FSC. read more …


Thursday, 30 June 2016
Making progress towards High Conservation Value guidelines in the Congo Basin

Congo Basin (© FSC Africa)© FSC AfricaHigh Conservation Values are defined by FSC as areas that are of particularly high importance for social or environmental reasons. read more …


Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Concept Note: HCV regional working group for the Congo Basin (HCV-RWG)

The high conservation value (HCV) concept was developed by the Forest Stewardship Council at the end of the 1990s and has since been widely applied to identify and to attribute social and/or environmental values to particular landscape features. read more …


Monday, 04 January 2016
2050 Beacon: a new forest paradigm realised - HCV Congo Basin roadmap

After two rounds of consultations and following feedback from key stakeholders (forest managers, Greenpeace, WWF, FSC members, international experts and PPECF Programme managers), a roadmap to define the modalities of identification, monitoring and management of High Conservation Value (HCV) areas in Congo Basin forests was finalised in July.  read more …



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