This VERIFOR case study explores the principles of verification practice in the forest sector in Gabon.
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 case study analyses the evolution of the national forest control system in Costa Rica.