Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): current situation with verification and forest control activities
This case study argues DRC’s forest verification system is reflective of other administrative institutions in the country, characterised by fragility as a result of decadence during the conflict period.
The effective introduction of an Independent Observer feeds prospects that it will enhance the verification dynamic in Congo’s forest sector; especially it will train a national civil society to take up forest verification in the medium term.
This VERIFOR case study explores the principles of verification practice in the forest sector in Gabon.
This case study analyses the evolution of the national forest control system in Costa Rica.