State of Forests 2010 available on OFAC Website


The French version of EDF 2010 is available online on OFAC website. PDFs can easily be downloaded: 


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This report is about the state of moist forests in Central Africa. It covers 6 countries namely Gabon, Congo Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon and Central African Republic. The report comprises four main parts: The regional summary on follow-up indicators, the impact of informal sectors on forest management, the current stakes of forest management in the Congo Basin, and the state of landscape management.


Desired quotations: Congo Basin Forest – State of Forests 2010. Eds: de Wasseige C., de Marcken P., Bayol N., Hiol Hiol F., Mayaux Ph., Desclée B., Nasi R., Billand A., Defourny P et Eba’a R..– 2012. EU Publications Office. Luxembourg. 276 p. ISBN : 978-92-79-22717-2 doi : 10.2788/48830




Source: (only available in French)

Liste des contributeurs, Liste des acronymes, Préface et Introduction (655.6 KB)

PARTIE 1 - Le Forêts d'Afrique Centrale: Synthèse Régionale sur les Indicatuers de Suivi

Chap.1: Cartographie du couvert forestier et des changements du couvert forestier en Afrique centrale (1.2 MB)
Chap.2: La gestion des forêts et la filière bois en Afrique centrale (749.8 KB)
Chap.3: Biodiversité dans les forêts d’Afrique centrale: panorama des connaissances, principaux enjeux et mesures de conservation (1.1 MB)

PARTIE 2 - Impacts des filières informelles sur la gestion des forêts d’Afrique centrale

Chap.4: Évaluation du secteur du sciage artisanal dans le bassin du Congo (505.2 KB)
Chap.5: Contribution du bois énergie à la satisfaction des besoins énergétiques des populations d’Afrique centrale: Perspectives pour une gestion durable des ressources disponibles (573 KB)
Chap.6: Le rôle de la faune dans le cadre de la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique centrale: une menace pour la biodiversité? (462.7 KB)
Chap.7: Les produits forestiers non ligneux: contribution aux économies nationales et stratégies pour une gestion durable (586.3 KB)

PARTIE 3 - Enjeux actuels de la gestion des forêts en Afrique centrale

Chap.8: Négociations internationales sur le futur régime climat post 2012: avancées de Copenhague à Cancún et retombées pour les forêts du bassin du Congo (475.6 KB)
Chap.9: La crise de 2008-2009 et son impact sur le secteur forestier en Afrique centrale (511.9 KB)

PARTIE 4 - La gestion des paysages

Chap.10: La gestion des aires protégées dans les paysages du PFBC: un état des lieux (619.8 KB)
Chap.11: Expérience du zonage forestier en Afrique centrale (1.4 MB)

Bibliographie (176.6 KB)
Annexes (238.2 KB)

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