Programme FAO-UE FLEGT

New paper on Independent Forest Monitoring in Central Africa published by CIDT


Entitled NGO-state relations in the monitoring of illegal forest logging and wildlife trafficking in Central Africa, the paper highlights the importance of the relationship between public authorities and civil society in the execution of Independent Forest Monitoring (IFM) activities. Through participatory observation, documentary analysis and interviews with leaders of five NGOs at the forefront of forest and wildlife monitoring in Central Africa, the publication draws attention to the dynamics of these relationships.

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