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European Forest Institute

Latest assessment of the forest-timber sector in the Central African Republic published

The Government of the Central African Republic, in collaboration with the European Union, CIFOR-ICRAF and the VPA Africa – Latin-America Facility of the European Forest Institute, have published the report “State of the forest-timber sector in the Central African Republic 2021”, available in French.
European Forest Institute

Publication du dernier rapport sur l’état du secteur forêt-bois dans la République centrafricaine

Le Gouvernement de la République centrafricaine, en collaboration avec le CIFOR-ICRAF et la Facilité APV Afrique – Amérique-Latine de l’Institut européen de la forêt, viennent de publier le rapport « L’état du secteur forêt-bois dans la République centrafricaine (2021) ».

The EU and Côte d’Ivoire agree on the principles for the signature of a sustainable timber trade agreement

The sixth and final formal negotiation session of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between the EU and Côte d’Ivoire on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) was held on 1 June 2022. The FLEGT VPA aims to ensure the legality and traceability of timber exported from Côte d’Ivoire to the EU to improve the sustainability of the timber sector.