On September 26th, from the Mevang site in Gabon, belonging to the Rougier company, President Ali Bongo Ondimba made an important statement on the future of forest certification in Gabon.
The key points of the speech were as follows :
It has been decided to fix 2022 as the deadline for all concessions to be certified in Gabon. The government of Gabon shall deliver an action plan within the next two months to reach this target successfully.
FSC made the following press release: https://ic.fsc.org/en/news-updates/id/2177