Reports and presentations
Please find below recently (starting in February 2008) published reports or presentations delivered in the context of the partnership's activities. We have chosen this somehow eclectic presentation, structured only by the date of publication on our website, in order to be able to keep in track with number of incoming reports and presentations without having to reshuffle categories every other month.
However, a number of documents considered as key documents for the partnership (treaties, international conventions and framework papers) have been posted in a special section mentioned in the header. If you still cannot find the document you are looking for, please try the search function on top of the page or have a look on the PEFAC site, which offers a real digital library with a number os search functions.
Proceedings of the COMIFAC international Workshop on “forest governance and sustainable standards”, Kinshasa, RDC
Workshop organized with the technical and financial support of GIZ on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
The three day workshop aimed to promote dialogue and sharing experiences and knowledge in a multi-stakeholder-setting in order to explore synergies between forest relevant regulatory processes and market based voluntary standard initiatives in the Central African Region.
DAY 1, 29th Sep 2010: “Forest certification and land use planning & transboundary forest conservation”
Day one took a look at the linkages between forest certification and Land use planning & trans-boundary forest conservation. Inputs and discussion will focus on the interrelations of standard initiatives and inter-sectoral land use planning in the context of biodiversity protection and REDD+.
Preconditions for credible FSC Certification -HCV and Intact Forest Landscape concept: Intact Forest Landscapes (IFLs) The earth’s last remaining large un-fragmented areas of natural forest - By Karine Jacquemart, Greenpeace International
DAY 2, 30th Sep 2010: “FLEGT process and voluntary standards – instruments to reduce illegal logging and associated trade”
Day two deal with the current debate on the FLEGT process and voluntary standards as instruments to reduce illegal logging and trade. It will be discussed how to utilize synergies between forest certification systems and the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action plan and how the new legislation of the US and EU to reduce illegal logging and trade will impact forest certification systems to verify sustainable forest management and supply chains .
Mise en place d’un système de traçabilité du bois au Cameroun - Présenté par: EBIA NDONGO Samuel, Directeur des Forêts/ MINFOF Cameroun - Alain Daumerie, Chef de projet Traçabilité - Briand Mintyene, Membre du secrétariat technique négociation APV
Le plan d’action FLEGT et la certification volontaire : Deux mécanismes complémentaires pour l’amélioration de la gestion de l’exploitation forestière en Afrique centrale - EMMANUEL HEUSE –Facilitateur du plan d’action FLEGT en RDC Fonds d’étude et d’expertise de la coopération belgo –congolaise
DAY 3, 1st Oct 2010: “Standards as a promoter of striving towards sustainable development and trade”
The third day focused on standards as a promoter of sustainable development and trade and described the power of markets by highlighting current trends towards a green economy, the relevance of standard systems and linkages with public procurement policies.
Les standards promoteurs du développement durable et du commerce - Les standards de GFD et l’attention portée à la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique amènent à une nouvelle stratégie commerciale durable – By IFIA
Agriculture, palm oil and the maintenance of tropical forests –The role of sustainability standards - Workshop on Forest Governance and Sustainability Standards in the Congo Basin - Dr Christopher Stewart –HCV Resource Network
16th meeting of CBFP partners. Proceedings and documentation of Thematic Session-Stream 2 : Conservation and sustainable use of wildlife resources, including fight against Poaching and wildlife trafficking
Read more … 16th meeting of CBFP partners. Proceedings and documentation of Thematic Session-Stream 2 : Conservation and sustainable use of wildlife resources, including fight against Poaching and wildlife trafficking
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
Read more … 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
Full documentation of the technical and financial support Programme of the United Nation’s Convention to Combat Desertification (GM/CCD) to member countries of the COMIFAC and of the CEEAC
Read more … Full documentation of the technical and financial support Programme of the United Nation’s Convention to Combat Desertification (GM/CCD) to member countries of the COMIFAC and of the CEEAC