ATIBT and UNICONGO have signed, on March 16, 2021 a collaboration agreement, which aims to achieve a better representation of the private sector and a good involvement of forestry companies for a sustainable and legal management of forests in this country.
In 2015, ATIBT signed a headquarters agreement in the Republic of Congo to support good governance and sustainable forest management. Since 2018, with the support of international and national projects funded by the FFEM, AFD/DFID, the European Union, the PPECF and the FAO-EU-FLEGT program, ATIBT has opened an office in Brazzaville and provides support to professional associations and companies in the timber sector.
Through these projects, UNICONGO and ATIBT have collaborated on several occasions, in particular on the following subjects : the new forestry code, the deployment of the SIVL, the recognition of certification in the LAS, etc.
This agreement aims to strengthen and formalize this joint work for the sustainable and responsible development of the forestry-wood sector in the Republic of Congo.
This convention defines the framework of collaboration between the parties, mainly around the following axes :
Tropical timber projects
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