Central African Forest Commission

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The Central African Forest Commission (French: Commission des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale, or COMIFAC) is an intergovernmental organisation in Central Africa. Its goal is to manage the forests of Central Africa in a sustainable manner and is supported by the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC [1] The secretariat is based in Yaoundé, Cameroon.[2] Raymond Mbitikon serves as its Executive Secretary.[3]

Its four official languages are French, English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Member states[edit]

The Central African Forest Commission's ten member states are:[4]

History[edit]

COMIFAC was established in March 1999, through the "Declaration of Yaoundé".[3] In February 2005, the organization adopted a "Convergence Plan for improved management and conservation of forests in Central Africa."[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.traffic.org/timber-trade
  2. ^ "Contact," COMIFAC. Accessed: November 5, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c Official website, COMIFAC. Accessed: November 5, 2012.
  4. ^ "Member states," COMIFAC. Accessed: November 5, 2012.

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