CONGO: launch of the workshop on the FAO-EU project organized by Unibois


Family picture taken after the opening of the launch workshop (Mr. Armand DIAMVINZA’s smartphone)

The professional syndicate UNIBOIS has just organized the launching workshop of its FAO-EU project

As part of the implementation of the Congolese FLEGT VPA, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed on June 12 and 20, 2018, between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the CEO Union of Private Enterprises of the Wood Sector in Congo (UNIBOIS). This Memorandum of Understanding concerns the financing by the FAO-EU FLEGT program of a project entitled « Improving the involvement of small and medium-sized enterprises / industries in the deployment of the computer system for verifying the legality of the Congolese VPA. « .

Thus, UNIBOIS organized a launch workshop for the project on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Azur International Hotel in Pointe Noire in the presence of the Special Secretary of the Prefect of Pointe Noire, FLEGT Congolese Focal Point, the Coordinator of the traceability and legality unit, ATIBT-Congo representatives, departmental directors of the forest economy, the general managers of the forest companies members of UNIBOIS, the representatives of the forestry companies not members of UNIBOIS and the press.