COMIFACCommission des Forêts d'Afrique Centrale (French: Commission for the Forests of Central Africa)
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Meanwhile, despite the mixed results on the contribution to the national economy, the forest policy of Cameroon as designed is almost in line with international guidelines focusing on participatory management (for instance the institution of council and community forests) in reference to the International Convention on Biological Diversity of 1992 and the 2005 Treaty of COMIFAC on forest policy in Central Africa.
There is little direct evidence that the work of either the COMIFAC or the Sangha Group has brought tangible benefits to local inhabitants although it gave their interests greater visibility.
Thus all COMIFAC countries have committed to the protection and sustainable management of biodiversity and the equitable distribution of the resulting profits.
capacity of the COMIFAC and their structures is based on the complexity of the task that is still
Description : Ratification of the Nagoya Protocol and the implementation of its basic provisions by the member countries of the Central African Forests Commission COMIFAC
The CEOFAC is the European contribution to the setup of the Observatoire des Forets d%Afrique Centrale (OFAC) that was created to meet COMIFAC s need of a reference observatory in order to better manage Congo Basin forest resources.
The conservation concession is also a scalable approach that can easily be replicated in other areas to provide a complement to traditional protected areas with which DRC could exceed its COMIFAC pledge of 15% national protected area coverage while generating significant local and national economic benefits.
Hosted by the COMIFAC Executive Secretariat in collaboration with its development partners, namely GEF / World Bank through the Regional REDD+ Project, the German Technical Cooperation (GIZ), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the workshop brought together all the climate / REDD focal points in Central Africa.