M. Anders Henriksson, EU Facilitator of the CBFP wishes you a very joyful holiday season and extends you the best wishes for 2017!
COP13: Cancun declaration on mainstreaming the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity for well-being
The challenge of REDD+ investment sustainability: Case study in South Kwamouth, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Leseditionsdunet: Edible insects of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): past, present and future prospects
CIRAD-Decoupling deforestation from commercial farming development : combining territorial and zero deforestation approaches
Congo Basin at the COP 13 - Side event: The Progress in the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on ABS in Central Africa : Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects - New Date: 12th December at 6:15 pm
Final Communiqué of the 16th Meeting of Parties of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership 21-25 November 2016 – Kigali, Rwanda
ingentaconnect: Cameroon's forest policy within the overall national land use framework: from sectorial approaches to global coherence?
GCF: GCF highlights Fund progress and ambition at COP22 dialogue on climate finance Marrakech, 16 Nov 2016
greenclimate.fund: COP22 guidance to GCF stresses progress made and steps needed to implement Paris Agreement
FAO launches new publication to help African countries trace timber Publication part of global efforts to crack down on illegal logging
Welcome to 16th Meeting of Parties (MOP) of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) in Kigali, Rwanda
Towards concessions 2.0 in Central Africa Managing overlapping rights between industrial concessions and community forestry : Alain KARSENTY - Cédric VERMEULEN 38
GCF: GCF approves first grants for National Adaptation Planning in Liberia and Nepal Marrakech, 14 Nov 2016
IISD : 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) - The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Mining
The EU Facilitator of CBFP outlines the Facilitation’s perspectives and proposals for the 16th Meeting of Parties in Kigali
COP22: Index-based insurance, key to helping small-scale farmers in Africa adapt to climate change effects
IISD : 15th Session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 15) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
IISD : 52nd Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and the Associated Sessions of its Four Committees
The CBFP family welcomes a new member: Welcome to the Network of Communicators for the Environment and Information in Central Africa (RECEIAC)!
The Conference on Dense and Humid Forests Ecosystems of Central Africa (CEFDHAC), 87th member of the CBFP
RIFFEAC: Publication of volume 7 of the Congo Basin’s Scientific and Technical Forest and Environment Review
ingenta: The World Bank’s endeavours to reform the forest concessions’ regime in Central Africa: lessons from 25 years of efforts
GCF: Board to consider committing USD 788 million in project proposals and recruiting a new Executive Director at B.14 meeting
BOIS ET FORÊTS DES TROPIQUES : Timber exports from cameroon to Chad: Commercially successful, legally questionable
EIA : Palm Oil Plantation in Cameroon: An Opportunity to Stop “The Wrong Project in the Wrong Place”
minirena-Press Release: Historic amendment to the Montreal Protocol adopted in Kigali, giving renewed hope in fight against climate change, Kigali Wranda
greenclimate : Board to consider committing USD 788 million in project proposals and recruiting a new Executive Director at B.14 meeting
minirena-Press Release: 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol opens in Kigali, Rwanda
PREREDD +: Towards a sub-regional network of civil society platforms on REDD + and climate change in the Congo Basin
The Youth Network for Central African Forests (REJEFAC): The 85th member of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP)!
Woods Hole Research Center :The 84th member of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership. Welcome to our new Partner !
RECEIAC Mission report - Afrique Environnement plus covers IUCN World Conservation Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Worldagroforestry :Stakeholders move to enhance productivity and efficiency in Kenya’s dairy sector for lower greenhouse gas emissions
FAO : Strengthening Coherence between Agriculture and Social Protection to Combat Poverty and Hunger in Africa: Diagnostic Tool
Fact sheet of external observation mission on forest governance in Sangha subdivision, 17-25 July 2016 UFA JuaEkie
Kigali (Rwanda)-Minutes of the meeting of the European Union CBFP Facilitator with civil society organizations in Rwanda
CBFP Governance at WORK - Civil society organizations -College 2 around the CBFP Facilitator in Yaounde (Cameroon)
The Congo Basin at the heart of the World Conservation Congress - a resounding success - High-level session of Congo Basin leaders
Pros and cons of voluntary certification standards for conservation and livelihoods - new IUCN publication
UICN-Designing natural resource management projects that support local representation and accountable governance
World Conservation Congress - High-level session of Congo Basin leaders - Thursday 2 September, Room 312 from 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.
LIVING WITH THE BONOBOS / OLIVIA'S DIARY New chapter Central African Forests Forever, the book that grows like a tree
IISD-August 2016 Climate Finance Update: Readiness, Simplified Access to Finance in the Spotlight; Caribbean Disaster Resilience and Relief Gets Support
theguardian/« Plus personne ne s'en va » : La restauration des terres arides d'Éthiopie offre un nouvel espoir
IISD- Transparency and Compliance Update: Final Reports on Developed Countries’ Kyoto Protocol Compliance, 2014 GHG Emissions Released
greenpeace - UNESCO fails to protect Cameroon’s Dja Reserve from multiple threats including the Sudcam rubber plantation
Invitation to register for the 16th Meeting of Parties of the CBFP in Kigali, Rwanda on 21-26 November 2016
FSC-Open for consultation: Chain of custody certification standard and transaction verification requirements.
European Conference of Tropical Ecology (GTOE) "(re)connecting tropical biodiversity in space and time" - Brussels 6-10 February 2017. CALL FOR SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS
RAPAC REPORT-Feasibility Study on the Establishment of a Biodiversity Conservation Trust Fund in Central Africa.
Ad hoc committee on Gender continues monitoring development of COMIFAC’s sub-regional gender strategy
2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2016) Ensuring that No One is Left Behind.
Helping developing countries build resilience and adapt to climate change : How to Apply for Project Funding
Small workshop finalizes reflection on Centers of Excellence on the Green Economy in Central Africa (CECOVAC).
“Towards Thematic Reviews for an Integrated Follow-Up & Review of the 2030 Agenda” Summary Highlights, 7-8 July 2016
Adaptation Fund to Gather Climate-Vulnerable Countries at Annual Global Climate Finance Readiness Seminar in Washington, D.C.
Concept note for invitees Bonn challenge EAC + 2016, July 26th -27th 2016, Venue: Kigali Convention Complex, Kigali, Rwanda
Traffic-New report explores role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in combating illegal wildlife trade
Creation of the colleges of the CBFP- Second Letter from the EU Facilitator / Création des collèges du PFBC – Deuxième lettre du Facilitateur de l'Union européenne du PFBC
RESEARCH ARTICLE : What drives the vulnerability of rural communities to climate variability? Consensus and diverging views in the Congo Basin
Adaptation Fund Global Contest Draws 125+ Impact Photos from Around World Showing Climate Change and Efforts to Adapt
Green Climate Fund: USD 200 million pilot of additional modalities to enhance direct access under GCF – Deadline july 2016
NEW chapters on WOMEN EMPOWERMENT and FSC in CENTRAL AFRICAN FORESTS FOREVER The Book That Grows Like a Tree.
Traffic workshop proceedings: subregional action planning to strengthen regional collaboration - Support of the Implementation of National Ivory Action Plans (NIAPs) in Central Africa.
IUCN: Annual Report 2015 Climate change and biodiversity conservation ... main achievements and prospects
Call for Expressions of interest in joining the Central African Protected Area Network (RAPAC) as a non-State member
EIA: Missing the forest for the carbon? A critical analysis of the FCPF Carbon Fund and Emissions Reductions Programs in Africa
sciencedirect-The value of endangered forest elephants to local communities in a transboundary conservation landscape
News Summary- First project for EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa signed today, one month after Valletta Summit on migration
The Rise of Environmental Crime - A UNEP – INTERPOL Rapid Response Assessment: A growing threat to Natural ressources, Peace, development and security
Toward “Concessions 2.0”: articulating inclusive and exclusive management in production forests in Central Africa
Validation workshop on final report of the study on the harmonization and alignment of land use texts with normative framework for territorial management in Cameroon
IISD-Second Stakeholder Forum of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) Business and Science: Leading the Way to Sustainable Energy
Climate Policy-REDD+, transformational change and the promise of performance-based payments: a qualitative comparative analysis
Adaptation Fund Readiness Workshop in Morocco for Francophone Africa Shares Best Practices on Direct Access
Four Adaptation Projects Approved in South Africa through Innovative Community Program Funded by Adaptation Fund
Adaptation Fund Helping Countries Build Adaptation Capacity through Direct Access and Flexible Finance
The 'virtual economy' of REDD+ projects: does private certification of REDD+ projects ensure their environmental integrity?
Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu, DRC chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group at UN climate change negotiations
Patricia Espinosa of Mexico Confirmed as New Head of UN Climate Convention. Outgoing UNFCCC Head Warmly Welcomes Announcement.
Does trophy hunting remain a profitable business model for conserving biodiversity in Cameroon? G. Lescuyer, J. Ngouhouo Poufoun, L. Defo, D. Bastin et P. SCHOLTE
UE-Larger than Elephants: Inputs for an EU Strategic Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Africa - Regional Analysis
journals.elsevier-Virtual special issue of papers that significantly advance the frontiers of knowledge about adaptation
Rainforest Foundation conservation study-Protected areas in the Congo Basin: failing both people and biodiversity?
Starafrica-in Nairobi, the United Nations lends support to African countries in the fight against ivory trafficking
IISD-1st Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
Addis Ababa Highlights : A Newsletter by UNEP Addis Ababa Liaison Office a Subsidiary of UNEP Africa.
IIED: Artisanal and small-scale mining and agriculture. Exploring their links in rural sub-Saharan Africa
UNEP-Countries Make Further Progress towards Curbing Potent Greenhouse Gases under the Montreal Protocol
IISD-summary of the thirty-seventh meeting of the open-ended working group of the parties to the montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer.
IISD-Summary of the first session of the preparatory committee on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction
iisd- summary of the 43rd session of the intergovernmental panel on climate change: 11-13 april 2016.
27th Adaptation Fund Board Meeting Strengthens Project Pipeline, Approves Gender Plan and Elects New Chairman
Book - Central African Forests Forever, Republic of Congo - Chapter 5: FSC-certified forest management keeping forests and bettering lives
forest-trends-New Initiative Aims to Move DRC from Preparation to Large-Scale Action on Forest Protection Goals
UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral : Everyone Can Go Climate Neutral Now
COP 21: Reviewing the results for the Congo Basin and its position in view of upcoming events under the UNFCCC.
FAO Conference Discusses Policy Framework for Integrating Africa’s Agricultural Production Targets with the SDGs
Integrating disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change: Community-based early warning systems in Dakoro, Niger
Inaugural 2016 Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development – Addis Ababa Action Agenda: Monitoring commitments and actions
27th Adaptation Fund Board Meeting Strengthens Project Pipeline, Approves Gender Plan and Elects New Chairman.
Pacebco-Construction of offices for local branches of the UGP: Strategic and operational support for the conservation of biodiversity and improving the living conditions of local populations
PACEBCO-Environmental centers under construction to strengthen research, ecological monitoring, and improve development and management of protected areas in the Congo Basin.
Pacebco -Two determinant ADB supervision and monitoring missions to strengthen the functioning of the Program and improve its performance in view of its main objectives.
Pacebco-ECCAS-the ADB, ECCAS and COMIFAC address the local and indigenous people’s need for access to drinking water in the Program's target landscapes: 14 drinking water supply points already installed.
Implementation of the Bi-national Cooperation Agreement between Chad and Cameroon on the creation and joint management of the Bouba Ndjida and Sena Oura Protected Area Complex.
Traffic-Global transport leaders sign historic declaration in fight to shut down illegal wildlife trafficking routes
World Bank and Global Environment Facility (GEF) launch new multi-million dollar ‘Global Platform for Sustainable Cities' International community invests in the Sustainable Cities of the Future
New Adaptation Fund Board Chair Sees Continued Innovation and Support for Most Climate-Vulnerable Communities as Keys for Fund
COMIFAC: COMIFAC progress report - Concept note No. 33 for the period from October to December 2015 of the Executive Secretariat/COMIFAC. (October - December 2015) - No. 33
Self-Differentiation of Countries' Responsibilities : Addressing Climate Change through Intended Nationally Determined Contributions.
Climate Finance - Green Climate Fund: USD 2.5 billion available in 2016 - towards mobilization by the congo basin…
Drivers of deforestation and forest degradation: Findings of a participatory analysis of the TNS and TRIDOM landscapes (Cameroon, Congo, Gabon and CAR)
Mapping Bushmeat Hunting Pressure in Central Africa - - Ziegler - 2016 - Biotropica - Wiley Online Library
Characterization of a population of medium and large mammals in the Reserve Dja Wildlife: Potential and threats
unipid-Developing Finnish Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Europe, Africa, Asia and the LAC Region
IUCN-Final Report of the project for the promotion of inclusive participation and presentation of stakeholder groups in REDD+ discussions
Traffic-South Africa reports small decrease in rhino poaching, but Africa-wide 2015 the worst on record
Financing development together : The role of pooled financing mechanisms in enhancing development effectiveness
Financial resource mobilization by Central African countries - Adaptation Fund: Recent Announcements - Deadline for Proposal Submissions
The outgoing (USA) and incoming (European Union) CBFP Facilitations extend season's greetings for 2015 and best wishes for 2016!
UNFCCC Secretariat Launches Forest Information Hub. Voluntary, Verified Actions by Developing Nations
UN-COP21: in Paris, mayors and celebrities join UN launch of report on boosting investment towards climate smart cities
Germany strengthens international fund for adaptation to climate change. Additional 50 million euros for the Adaptation Fund