The objective of TBI, a NGO based in the Netherlands, is to contribute to a better use and governance of tropical forests for the benefit of people, conservation and sustainable development. TBI aims to achieve this objective through research (knowledge), capacity building (capacity and organisations) and communication (dialogue and linkage between national and international debates).
Publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CIFOR's purpose is to advance human well-being, environmental conservation, and equity by conducting research to inform policies and practices that affect forests in developing countries. The research is driven by a commitment to eradicating poverty and protecting the environment.
CIFOR conducts research across Asia, Latin America and Africa. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilssAfrica]
The Forestry Commission of Ghana is responsible for the regulation of utilization of forest and wildlife resources, the conservation and management of those resources and the coordination of policies related to them. The Commission embodies the various public bodies and agencies that were individually implementing the functions of protection, management, the regulation of forest and wildlife resources. These agencies currently form the divisions of the Commission:
* Forest Services Division
* Wildlife Division
* Timber Industry Development Division
* Wood Industries Training Centre
* Resource Management Support Centre ... [according to site editor's information]
AFF is an association of individuals who share the quest for and commitment to the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for socio-economic wellbeing of its peoples and for the stability and improvement of its environment. The purpose is to provide a platform and create an enabling environment for independent and objective analysis, advocacy and advice on relevant policy and technical issues pertaining to achieving sustainable management, use and conservation of Africa’s forest and tree resources as part of efforts to reduce poverty and promote economic and social development. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) is a multi donor fund set up to take early action to protect the forests in the Congo Basin region. The Fund invites proposals for transformative and innovative initiatives from the governments and civil society and private sector of the Congo Basin to slow the rate of deforestation, through developing the capacity of the people and institutions in the countries of the Congo basin to manage their forest. This includes helping local communities find livelihoods that are consistent with forest conservation and developing new approaches which will bring genuine change and ensure futuresustainable forest management.The Fund will supports activities/projects which complement particularaspects of the COMIFAC (The Central Africa Forests Commission)convergence plan. The CBFF works closely with Central Africangovernments, regional institutions, COMIFAC, ECCAS, Congo Basintechnical partners, international donors, NGOs and private sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
La COMIFAC est un organe d'orientation, de coordination et de décision qui a mis en place et validé un plan de convergence sous-régional pour une meilleure gestion et conservation des forêts d'Afrique Centrale. [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
Global Forest Watch is an initiative of the World Resources Institute. It does research, documents developments and serves as a platform in the struggle to preserve of the most important forests on earth. [editors ilissAfrica]
The OFAC, an initiative of multiple members of the Congo Basin Forests Partnership (CBFP), aims to pool the knowledge and available data necessary to monitor the ecological, environmental, and social aspects of Central Africa's forests.
The establishment of OFAC corresponds to one of the axes in COMIFAC's ‘Plan de Convergence'. It will provide COMIFAC and other CBFP members a powerful steering and data sharing tool to promote better governance and the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. ... [according to site editor's information]
Le RIFFEAC se veut une plate-forme régionale de collaboration entre les différents acteurs des institutions de formations forestière et environnementale d’Afrique Centrale. Il s'agit de
* harmoniser les programmes d’enseignements relatifs au secteur forêt et environnement
* spécialiser les institutions de formation de la sous-région dans les différents domaines de la foresterie
* renforcer les institutions de formation spécialisées pour les rendre plus performantes
Membres sont CRESA, ENEF Mbalmayo et Ecole de Faune De Garoua (EFG), FASA de Dschang, au Cameroun, École Nationale des Eaux et Forêts(ENEF) au Gabon, ERAIFT (RDC), IDR (Congo-Brazzaville), ISA GITEGA (Burundi), ISDR Mbaîkî (Centrafrique). ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site ; rédaction ilissAfrica]