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Achievements of 5 years

Overview of the Program’s achievements (6 pages, 2.9 Mb), including the discussion points which were brought forward during the CBP learning event, held on November 20th 2015 in Utrecht. 



Download the Congo Basin Program brochure (1.2 Mb)here.


Business Toolkit

A SFM business case toolkit was created for concession holders and forest owners managing forests throughout the tropics. The toolkit consists of a series of leaflets, each covering a specific subject, both covering forestry exploitation and wood processing. 


Leaflet 01 - Business Case Toolkit (2 pages, 1.6 Mb)

Leaflet 02 - Know the forest (2 pages, 1.9 Mb)

Leaflet 03 - Promote Lesser Used Species (2 pages, 2.7 Mb)

Leaflet 04 - All weather roads (2 pages, 807.4 Kb)

Leaflet 05 - Communicate (1 page, 654.7 Kb)

Leaflet 06 - Efficiency (2 pages, 2.6 Mb)

Leaflet 07 - Use the whole log (2 pages, 1.8 Mb)

Leaflet 08 - Track and Trace (2 pages, 3.2 Mb)

Leaflet 09 - Sell the whole log (2 pages, 1.2 Mb)

Leaflet 10 - Product specifications (2 pages, 1.6 Mb)

Leaflet 11 - Maximize recovery (1 page, 767.7 Kb)

Leaflet 12 - Keep the people (2 pages, 1.6 Mb)


Micro-Zoning in DRC

Review (2.2 Mb) of experiences on micro-zoning in DRC; également en langue française (1.9 Mb).


Reporting and impact measurement CBP

The Congo Basin Program has various ways to monitor its impact on sustainable forest management and related Millennium Developmental Goals (MDGs). These are described in the CBP's reporting and impact measurement document.


Applicable FSC standards

The regional FSC standard for the Congo Basin (104 pages, 1.2 Mb)

The FSC standard for community forests and SLIMFs in Cameroon (51 pages, 544.5 Kb)

The FSC standard for the Republic of Congo (86 pages, 1.1 Mb)


Reporting format companies

Twice a year, forest companies that participate in the Congo Basin Program have to submit a written report. The format for this report can be found here (341.5 Kb).


Services catalogue

The third version of the services catalogue (September 2013) is now avaliable. Click here (1.9 Mb) to download the PDF.


Simple guide for FSC certification

The Cameroonian NGO CIEFE and the Brazilian NGO Imaflora In cooperation with ICCO developped a simple guide to FSC certification (32 pages, 1.4 Mb). This booklet explains FSC certification in a simplified manner where each of the steps are illustrated with drawings. This booklet is excellent for stakeholder sensitisation and to make FSC certification understood to the general public. 


Launch Congo Basin Program

The Powerpoint presentation as shown during the launch meetings in the region (18 June - 4 July) can be found here (French only). A report summarizing Q&A during and after the presentations, can be downloaded here (French only). 



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