China and 50 African Member Summit agrees to work closely to combat “illegal trade of fauna and flora products.”
Call for Participation in Regional workshop for West and Central Africa: Involving Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Combating IWT
EU FLEGT Facility launches Map of FLEGT projects: Find FLEGT projects - Meet FLEGT experts - Share and embed the map
National Coordinators tackle challenges of Convergence Plan 2: 5th consultation workshop of COMIFAC national coordinators
Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom announced a collective aim to provide over $5 billion from 2015 to 2020, if forest countries demonstrate measured, reported and verified emission reductions
State of the Forest 2015 available online - The Forests of the Congo Basin - Forests and climate change
COP21/ position paper, National Platform of Civil Society Organizations on REDD and Climate Change, Cameroon
newsroom.unfccc.int/Global Agricultural Transition Under Way to Boost Resilience to Climate Change and Reduce Emissions
unfccc.int/France to Invest 2 Billion Euros in Africa Renewables. President Hollande Announces Commitment at COP21
worldbank.org/New $500 million initiative to boost large scale climate action in developing countries
newsroom.unfccc/Government Leaders Endorse Forests as Key Climate Solution : Announce New Actions, Expanded Partnerships
banquemondiale.org/ As Paris Climate Conference looms, public officials and business executives advocate for carbon pricing
worldbank.org/ Rapid, Climate-Informed Development Needed to Keep Climate Change from Pushing More than 100 Million People into Poverty by 2030
Infos News FAO forestry : FAO at COP21: supporting the quest for a new global agreement on climate change
Official launch of the study "Larger than elephants: inputs for an EU strategic approach to wildlife conservation in Africa" (Brussels, 26/11/2015)
IISD-5th Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V) Climate Change and Sustainable Development: What is at Stake at Paris and Beyond?
GEF Council reappoints Naoko Ishii as CEO, also sends strong signal of support for action on climate change
12th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 12)
World Resources Institute- To Achieve New Climate Targets, Countries Should Look to Community Forests
ITTO-News release 30 October 2015: Europe's changing tropical timber trade, baseline report of the Independent Market Monitoring initiative.
Report of the meeting : national climate change rountable consultations 27th-28th October 2015, Le Chandelier Hotel, Bujumbura, Burundi
International Forestry Review-REDD+ at a critical juncture: assessing the limits of polycentric governance for achieving climate change mitigation
5th Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V) Climate Change and Sustainable Development: What is at Stake at Paris and Beyond?
7th Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe and Extraordinary Ministerial Conference
The Republic of COngo Participate at the International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA2015) Local Governments Driving Transformation
FINAL REPORT: « Supporting implementation of independent monitoring of forestry law enforcement in Africa (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo and Ivory Coast) » Project
42nd Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS 42) Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition
iisd SE4All Bulletin-Briefing Note on Implementing SDG 7: The Role of Partnerships in Ensuring Access to Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable, and Modern Energy For All
Mongabay News- UN study warns agricultural subsidies are threatening forests and conservation programs
CIFOR- Comparative assessment of forest revenue redistribution mechanisms in Cameroon : Lessons for REDD+ benefit sharing
OSFT programme (Spatial Observation of Tropical Forest) – Satellite Images for Sustainable Management of Forests
Implementation of the GIZ regional project to support COMIFAC: The strategic decision-making committee at work
BSB Project, strategic brainstorming workshop: Towards effective and concerted management of BSB Yamoussa transboundary park
Sub-regional symposium of Central African indigenous peoples on land security, conservation and climate
Integrated management and monitoring of forests in Central Africa rallies support at World Forestry Congress 2015 in Durban
Forests for food security and nutrition in Central Africa at center of side event at 2015 World Forestry Congress
2015 World Forestry Congress: Forests and climate change in Central Africa - Monday, September 7, 2015, 12:45 p.m.- 2:15 p.m.
Durban 2015 World Forestry Congress: The Congo Basin rallies support, is at the heart of deliberations at Congress
Durban World Forestry Congress: CBFP Partners preparing participation of Congo Basin in COP 21 in Paris
Durban 2015 World Forestry Congress: The Congo Basin rallies support, is at the heart of deliberations at Congress
Durban World Forestry Congress: CBFP Partners preparing participation of Congo Basin in COP 21 in Paris.
CMS-Questionnaire on Funding Needs for the Implementation of CMS and its Instruments for the 7th Replenishment Period (July 2018-June 2022) of the Trust Fund of the Global Environment Facility
IUCN- Experience and lessons learned from Cameroon in developing the Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) for REDD +
iisd-28th Meeting of the Animals Committee (AC28) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
Now available - final report of 4th meeting of NTFPs Sub-working Group held in Douala (Cameroon) from June 22-23
Fifteenth meeting of partners (MOP) of CBFP-Report of the session « REDD beyond carbon: payment for environmental services (PES) and non-carbon benefits in a prospect of emergence for the Central Africa states»
Peri-urban conservation in the Mondah forest of Libreville, Gabon: Red List assessments of endemic plant species, and avoiding protected area downsizing
Session thématique - Stream 2: Conservation, Wildlife and Bushmeat – Central topic: “Conservation and sustainable use of wildlife” “How to optimize complementarity?” Chefs de file : AWF - CIFOR - WCS
WFC 2015 in Durban: Side event COMIFAC in collaboration with JICA and GIZ : “integrated management and monitoring of forests in Central Africa” on Wednesday 09 September 2015 at 19h45-21h00 at the Mystral Lower, Exhibition
UN-Consensus Reached on New Sustainable Development Agenda to be adopted by World Leaders in September
World Forestry Congress 2015: PPECF-COMIFAC: Side Event COMIFAC, Session n ° 2: 'Promotion of forest governance in Central Africa' - Tuesday, September 08, 19: 45 - 21:00, at the "Coast of Dreams, Exhibition Centre"
WFC-CFM 2015: COMIFAC-CIFOR side event: Session 1: Forests and climate change in Central Africa - One of the events of the World Forestry Congress, on Monday 7 September 2015, 12.45 to 14.45
Burundi: A new government is established – The new acting president of COMIFAC: His Excellency Mr. Emmanuel Niyonkuru ...
Congrès Forestier Mondial 2015 - World Forestry Congress 2015 - Schedule of side events organized by COMIFAC and its partners
Capacity building workshop for COMIFAC National Coordinators: features of version 2 of the Convergence Platform mastered
Final report – Review of VPA / FLEGT process in the Congo Basin: Successes, Challenges and prospects
IISD-The state of sustainability initiatives launches new website featuring market trends of US$31.6 billion certified goods industry
CEFDAHC, towards building stakeholders’ capacities for REDD + at national, regional and international level.
Quotidien Mutations -Matthew Cassetta: “Offering communities development options without forest destruction”
COMIFAC- Signing of two financial cooperation agreements to the tune of 15.5 million and 3 million Euros between the Federal Republic of Germany and COMIFAC
CIFOR-Using the radio to communicate on climate change in the Congo Basin: A Guide to Developing and Monitoring & Evaluation of radio broadcast of political science dialogue
Perfect agreement between parliamentarians and civil society to promote governance in Congo Basin forest sector.
iisd- Workshop on the Institutional Architecture for the Science-policy Interface on the Sustainable Development Goals
iisd- 6th Session of the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations (Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Outcome Document)
Green Climate Fund-GCF expands network of Accredited Entities, raising total to 20 - Board accredits 13 new partnering institutions
CIFOR Press Releases-Indigenous communities can do more for large-scale conservation than protected areas: Ignoring indigenous practices is a missed opportunity, experts argue
Proceedings and documentation of 15th CBFP Meeting of Partners, Yaounde, Republic of Cameroon, 17-20th June 2015
IITA-Congo Basin- New research institute to find solutions to food, water, and climate change challenges
Traffic-Experts call on EU to acknowledge pivotal role of communities in supporting wildlife conservation
Extraordinary Ministers' Conference in Yaounde seeks to strengthen and revamp the Organization for the Conservation of Wildlife in Africa (OCFSA)
CIFOR-Monitoring deforestation and forest degradation in the context of REDD+: Lessons from Tanzania
Logistics Fact Sheet no. 4: Draft Agenda of the 15th MOP - Agenda of Streams - Agenda of related meetings - Field Visit / Provisional agenda of the 15th CBFP MOP and Streams Agenda- CBFP related Meeting Agenda - Field Trip ...
Large mammal migration within TRIDOM landscape: Memorandum of agreement between Cameroon, the Congo and Gabon finalized
DRC REDD+ Study - The multiple benefits of REDD + in DRC: Feasibility study for an economic assessment and mapping
Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold and Timber, Worth Over One Billion USD, Further Fuels Conflict in Eastern DR Congo - UN Report
Conference of ECCAS Ministers on the validation of Emergency Action Plans against Poaching in Central African forest and savannah regions
African leaders agree on co-ordinated response and action against illegal exploitation and illicit trade of wild flora and fauna in Africa
International Conference on the Central African Republic : From humanitarian relief to resilience building: the contribution of the EU Trust Fund “Bêkou” - Brussels, 26 May 2015
International Experts Workshops on Carbon Management and its Implications: 1st Global Methane Initiative (GMI) for Oil and Gas Sector Workshop...
ENB: Summary of the Second Drafting Session of the Outcome Document of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development
National-level corruption risks and mitigation strategies in the implementation of REDD+ in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An overview of the current situation.
MAKALA Project-ASSISTED NATURAL REGENERATION IN SLASH-AND-BURN AGRICULTURE: RESULTS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
The 15th Meeting of Partners (MoP) of the Congo Basin Forests Partnership (CBFP) will take place in Yaounde, Cameroon - from June 17-19, 2015 alongside related meetings
Ninth Meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board - GCF set to allocate resources before Paris Climate Change Conference
UNFCCC: Gabon Submits its Climate Action Plan Ahead of 2015 Paris Agreement - The first African country to do so.
CBFP Partner for the Month: April 2015 - African Wildlife Foundation - AWF Gives Africans a Voice in Fight Against Wildlife Trade
CIFOR: Testing the influence of radio programs on climate change knowledge: A pilot experience from the Congo Basin
Center for International Forestry Research : News Update: Forests & the future; roads risk wildlife; no-deforestation pledges - Wildlife
GEF-UNEP-WRI-RA-COMIFAC : Project "Harmonized regional approach to sustainable management of the Congo Basin production forests ": 2014 Review
CIFOR-What Happens When Corporate Ownership Shifts to China? A Case Study on Rubber Production in Cameroon
Signing of financing agreement for "Strengthening capacity for biodiversity conservation in transboundary protected areas of the Congo Basin countries..." Project
GCF Executive Director highlights role of Green Climate Fund in supporting climate adaption in developing countries
ATIBT - Newsletter 02/2015 | Timber buying policies in Europe, ATIBT and WWF France place tropical wood firmly back at the heart of the action
Central African Government, ONFI and SFCA: A perfect agreement to measure Central African forest biomass.
Geneva Climate Change Conference - February 2015 - Parties Agree on Negotiating Text for 2015 Agreement
On the banality of forest governance fragmentation: Exploring ‘‘gecko politics’’ as a bureaucratic behaviour in limited statehood
CIFOR-Implementing REDD+ and adaptation to climate change in the Congo Basin: Review of projects, initiatives and opportunities for synergies
Socioecological responsibility and Chinese overseas investments - The case of rubber plantation expansion in Cameroon
The fifteenth session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, reviews the state of biodiversity on our planet
Human-wildlife conflict toolkit (HWCT), product of a partnership between FAO, CIRAD, COMIFAC and RAPAC, now available online.
The Forests of the Congo Basin - Monday, February 23, 2015 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at World Resources Institute, 10 G Street NE Suite 800, Washington, DC 20002
EU-Identification and mitigation of the negative impacts of EU demand for certain commodities on biodiversity in third countries - ENV.B.2/ETU/2012/0045r
ATIBT-CIRAD: Potential causes of the contraction of the demand for FSC certified tropical timber in the European Union...
Report: Potential causes of the contraction of the demand for FSC certified tropical timber in the European Union
UNEP news Centre - New Report Identifies Key Innovations to Bridge Sustainable Development Investment Gap
Press Release: IPBES forges ahead with its mission to assess the planet’s state of biodiversity and ecosystems
ISDRS Summary & Analysis from #UNFF #AHEG2 - UNFF: Second Meeting of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Expert Group on the International Arrangement on Forests (AHEG2) of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF)
Handover at COMIFAC Council of Ministers: His Excellency Ir NDUWAYO Jean Claude, Minister of Water, Environment, Territorial and Urban Planning of Burundi takes over as President of COMIFAC
Information note N° 5 (January 2015) - Contribution of Non-Wood Forest Products to the Millennium Development Goals: Evidence from COMIFAC countries
CIFOR-COBAM: Adaptation Policies and synergies with REDD + in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Background, Stakes and Prospects
The U.S. CBFP Facilitation looks forward to working with all of you in 2015 on an exciting line up of events and gatherings.
Project to Support the Expanded Natural Resource Management Training Programme in the Congo Basin: Season's greetings
ATIBT: The DynAfFor Project, or: how to make scientific results and political choices come together...