Gabon: current situation with verification and forest control activities

Research reports and studies
May 2008
Samuel Assembe Mvondo

The verification of logging operations is mainly based on the December 2001 Forest Code and organs of the Ministry of Water and Forests supported by the Ministries of Finances and Justice. The system is based on field missions to be planned and carried out on a regular basis. In terms of efficiency, the results by the teams on the ground show that control missions are carried out twice a year and that actors are respecting good forest governance requirements and respecting forest legislation.

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