Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) (April 2012): Status of Forest certification in Africa

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ingenta: The World Bank’s endeavours to reform the forest concessions’ regime in Central Africa: lessons from 25 years of efforts

At the beginning of the 1990s, the World Bank introduced conditionalities to reform the forest concession regime in Central Africa and continuously intervened, inter alia, in Cameroon, Congo, Gabon and the DRC up to 2010.

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FAO FLEGT Publication on traceability

This publication is part of a technical series intended to build on experience gained by the FAO FLEGT Programme through projects implemented in its various intervention regions: Africa, Asia and Latin America. This first publication will be followed by a more general publication on Lessons learned in the development and implementation of traceability, verification and monitoring systems for wood products.

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GCF: GCF Board approves USD 745 million in funding proposals

Songdo, The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has reached a new milestone today with the approval of USD 745 million in funding proposals at its fourteenth meeting. The 10 projects and programmes have a total value of USD 2.6 billion, and will help 27 countries across the globe to reduce their emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change...

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GCF: Board to consider committing USD 788 million in project proposals and recruiting a new Executive Director at B.14 meeting

Songdo, The fourteenth meeting of the GCF Board commences today at the Fund’s headquarters in Songdo. 
Over the next three days, the 24 members of the Board will consider ten new project proposals. The project and programme proposals have a total project value of more than USD 2.7 billion, with requests for GCF funding totaling USD 787.8 million...

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GCF: First GCF Structured Dialogue with Africa kicks off in Cape Town

The first-ever Green Climate Fund (GCF) Structured Dialogue with Africa has started in Cape Town, South Africa, with 200 participants convening over the next three days to accelerate their strategic engagement with the Fund.

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INTERPOL : Enhancing environmental security through cooperation

QUITO, Ecuador – Enhancing national and regional capacity in combating environmental crime was the focus of two INTERPOL meetings hosted by Ecuador.

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CMS Notification 2016/029: Funding opportunity for nature conservation

The CMS Secretariat is pleased to bring to your attention a funding opportunity within the Whitley Fund for Nature. All CMS Notifications can be accessed online at...

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BOIS ET FORÊTS DES TROPIQUES : Timber exports from cameroon to Chad: Commercially successful, legally questionable

The scale and the means allotted to imports of sawn wood into Chad from Cameroon are little documented. Two surveys were carried out to produce an up-to-date diagnosis of the trade: sawn wood flows were monitored at N’Djamena and Moundou from July to December 2015, and interviews were conducted with 16 people to characterise the import and customs clearance processes in use for timber from Cameroon.

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