Republic of Congo

Supporting people and forests in the Republic of Congo

Supporting people and forests in the Republic of Congo

Supporting people and forests in the Republic of Congo

  • congo community forest

    Using forest law to defend community rights in the Republic of Congo

    We’re working with civil society in the Republic of Congo to strengthen draft forest laws to protect local communities’ rights.

  • congo trees

    First newsletter on forest governance in the Republic of Congo

    Civil society in the Republic of Congo has published its first newsletter promoting its work on sustainable forest governance.

  • Republic of Congo, Brazaville city

    Our work in the Republic of Congo

    Current rates of deforestation are relatively low, but selective logging and the conversion of forested areas to other uses threaten to increase those rates, bringing risks of long-term damage to people and ecosystems.

  • Republic of Congo timber: risks of illegality

    The EU Timber Regulation (‘EUTR’) prohibits the introduction of illegally harvested timber on the EU market and requires ‘operators’ to exercise due diligence.

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    Republic of Congo team

  • Nathalie Faure

  • Clotilde Henriot

  • Gady Inès Mvoukani

  • Alfred Nkodia

  • Tanja Venisnik, Lawyer - Climate and Forests, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Tanja Venisnik

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