Journée internationale des forêts

2013  OFAC-COMIFAC: A partnership's success story! Discover to learn more about the Forests of the Congo Basin - State of the Forest 2013 online / Etat des Forêts 2013 (EDF) en ligne...-.Find more...

About the partnership

The Congo Basin Forest Partnership was launched by Colin Powell at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg as a voluntary multi-stakeholder initiative. The Partnership brings together some 70 partners, including African countries, donor agencies and governments, international organizations, NGOs, scientific institutions and the private sector. Read more...

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CIFOR - Global Landscapes Forum 2014: A Summary and Celebration

VIEW NOW - 4 minutes: Video captures Forum highlights - special wrap-up video brings you a selection of voices and views from the Forum. Watch it here, and delve into other materials from the event, now available online at www.landscapes.org

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Congo Basin’s participation in World Parks Congress- A success story

On the path to implementation of the Aichi targets - 2020 and 2050 ... Strong mobilization to support implementation of the Aichi targets... 6th edition of the World Parks Congress - The Congo Basin attracts attention  ... Major announcements by Congo Basin countries distinguishing themselves... Blue Gabon... A support-rallying "Congo Basin Initiative" Pavilion at the WPC - the Whole World converges around the Congo Basin...

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Green Climate Fund hits USD 10 billion threshold - A good news for Congo Basin

Fund reaches capitalization level of USD 10.14 billion following Additional pledges at COP20 in Lima... Lima, Peru, 9 December 2014– The Governments of Australia and Belgium today joined other nations in pledging to the Green Climate Fund, committing AU$ 200 million (Australia) and EUR 51.7 million (Belgium) to the Fund, respectively...

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The World Agroforestry Centre : Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice

This book brings together a range of work around landscape approaches specifically looking at the pathways, methods and tools needed for achieving sustainable multifunctional landscapes within the context of climate change.  It draws strongly on field experiences and case studies from across the developing world to concretely demonstrate how the concept of taking a landscape approach can be applied both in policy and practice. It presents scientific evidence in a way that is accessible and applicable by mid-career practitioners and policymakers in a bid to bridge science, policy and practice. This includes a section specifically identifying opportunities for private sector involvement in landscape approaches.

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WFC: Call for events for the XIV World Forestry Congress 2015 now open

Applications to organize events at the XIV World Forestry Congress (WFC) can be submitted until 27 February 2015 through the specific online event registration system at the FAO Congress website...

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REDD+ Academy launched -- new video explains programme and includes interviews with REDD+ practitioners participating in first session

This short video illustrates how knowledge received by REDD+ Academy participants strengthens their capacity to push the REDD+ agenda in their countries and become "champions of change," and features testimonials from H.E. Mr. Heru Prasetyo, Head of Indonesia's REDD+ Agency; Mr. Pavan Sukhdev, UNEP Goodwill Ambassador; as well as those of some of the 91 participants from 14 countries across the Asia-Pacific region.

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CIFOR: New book sheds light on real-world challenges for forests, climate change

Case studies show how REDD+ projects can reduce deforestation locally, even without an international climate change agreement

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Rainforest Foundation UK: Time for a rethink of forest management in the Congo Basin

The report finds that there is however still much to play for. New community forest policies being developed in DRC and Congo Brazzaville in theory provide an opportunity to develop community forest models that are adapted to the multiple realities and needs of rural people, including marginalised groups such as indigenous peoples. Ongoing reforms in the region such as around land-use planning, land reforms and REDD also hold the potential to leverage greater recognition of land rights and.

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Upcoming Events

19.01.2015 - 22.01.2015 International Water Summit 2015

Job offers

COMIFAC-FEM-BM -PREREDD: Solicitation notice for Expression of Interest - N ° 009 / ASMI / SE / COMIFAC / CRREDD + / SPM / 2014

Hiring an individual consultant, Administration and Finance (RAF) for Capacity Building Project on REDD + for Sustainable Forest Management in the Congo Basin - No Loan / Credit / Grant: No. TF 010038, PP 113167..

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Jane Goodall Institute (JGI): Grant Writer and Executive Director, DRC

The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), located in Vienna, Virginia, is seeking a Grant Writer responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations, corporations and other grant-making organizations and governments to support JGI's community centered conservation programs in Africa and its global youth leadership program. 

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Manager, Sustainable Development

CI Liberia is seeking a Sustainable Development Manager to contribute to CI's vision of Healthy, Sustainable Societies (HSS) in which sustainable production practices, protection of critical natural and effective governance deliver lasting benefits for people.  

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AWF- Conservation Enterprise Officer

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual to support its conservation enterprise activities in Kenya by responding to community requests and reviewing reports from partners. This role will also entail monitoring enterprise activities and organizing events with and for partners...

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Centre for Social Excellence (a TFT Initiative) to hold new training session, in French, on social aspects of natural resource management

TFT is pleased to announce that the Centre for Social Excellence (a TFT initiative) will be holding a new training session, in French, on the social aspects of natural resource management for professionals of logging and agro-industrial companies based in Africa.

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