Tropical timber projects of ATIBT

Projects developed by the ATIBT team aim to:

  • Promote the implementation of responsible forest management and forestry practices
  • Facilitate certification recognition programmes
  • Facilitate the implementation of the FLEGT and VPAs
  • Facilitate market access through the marketing programme
  • Promote industrialisation in producing countries
  • Support responsible management
ADEFAC

ADEFAC

Continuous training in the service of sustainable forest management.

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P3FAC

P3FAC

Sustainable management of forests in Central Africa, consolidating over 5 years new scientific data on forest dynamics

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Lesser Known Timber Species

Lesser Known Timber Species

ATIBT launches the project “LKTS 2020”: promotion of Lesser Known Timber Species (LKTS) in the Congo Basin.

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Governance, Flegt Redd and Certification

Governance, Flegt Redd and Certification

Tropical dense rainforests are at the heart of many issues whose scope affects multiple stakeholders: local populations and governments, economic operators, Western consumers, and non-governmental organizations.

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PAFC Congo Basin

PAFC Congo Basin

Implementation of a regional approach to the development of PEFC certification systems.

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The Marketing Programme

The Marketing Programme

This programme, funded by the AFD (French Development Agency) and the PPECF, aims to promote tropical timber in international markets.

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DynafFor

DynafFor

The DynafFor project concerns Central African forests’ structure and dynamics: moving towards timber processing rules that integrate the ecological functioning of tree populations and the variability of environmental conditions.

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Cogeneration

Cogeneration

COMPLETED PROJECT - Reuse of sawmill timber waste by cogeneration plants operated by Central African forestry companies.

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ECOFORAF

ECOFORAF

COMPLETED PROJECT - The ECOFORAF project aims to support the eco-certification of African forest concessions.

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Profor

Profor

COMPLETED PROJECT - PROFOR is a research programme on the domestic markets of Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Tropical timber nomenclature

Tropical timber nomenclature

COMPLETED PROJECT - For the last 60 years, ATIBT has been updating a classification of tropical timber, establishing a correlation between each botanical species and an internationally recognised pilot name.

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Amélioration des rendements matières

Amélioration des rendements matières

PROJET ACHEVÉ - Le classement des sciages permet de définir la qualité du produit et d’établir sa valeur marchande.

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Upcoming Events

These events need to be verified due to COVID-19.

26 October 2020 > 27 October 2020

Final validation workshop of the forest management standard (Brazzaville)

26 October 2020 > 31 October 2020

ADEFAC Yaounde CMR, Visit to companies, artisans and training institutions.

28 October 2020

ATIBT Webinar: “Innovative opportunities for the private sector in the fight against climate change"