New member: Welcome to our new partner " INTERHOLCO ( IHC)”
Baar 16.01.2017: " lnterholco AG" has officially joined the 95 members of the Congo Basin Forests Partnership (CBFP). As part of the accession process, lnterholco AG submitted the required documents and agreed to abide by the CBFP members’ cooperation framework in promoting sustainable management of forest ecosystems in Central Africa.
Since 1962, lnterholco AG has been serving a discerning international clientele with highquality African wood: logs, lumber, finger-joint products and more. lnterholco AG manages a 1.1 million ha FSC-certified forest concession in the Republic of the Congo, employing about 1,000 locally-recruited staff. Today, lnterholco AG is one of the leading international suppliers of African logs and lumber.
Over the past years, lnterholco AG has increasingly embraced and implemented participative approaches with the neighbouring population and local communities, who have an active say in how sustainable forest management is carried out in the forest concession it manages. It is interested in strengthening our network in the Congo Basin with like minded partners and keenly follows the activities and workshops of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership.
The EU Facilitation of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership is happy to welcome INTERHOLCO as one of the newest members of the CBFP. Welcome to our new partner " INTERHOLCO”!
For more informations, please find below a link to independent Dutch writer Meindert Brouwer's chapter on IFO and FSC certification, an excerpt from his book "Central African Forests Forever":
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