Compagnie des Bois du Gabon
Participant in WWF’s Forests Forward programme since May 2021 and currently in the Preparatory Phase. In this phase, Compagnie des Bois du Gabon, with WWF’s support, is building up specific baselines and action plans that will be the focus of collaboration.
Working together with WWF Gabon, CBG has committed to improving the forest conditions and reducing threats to biodiversity in its FMUs, while generating new jobs for local communities. Specifically, the company is aiming to: • Maintain its FSC certification • Support wildlife protection by strengthening the PROLAB program (Anti-Poaching Program). • Innovate to improve reduced impact logging and participation of local communities
Action Area
Improving Forest Management
This action area pertains to the management of forest resources, be it natural forests or plantations, for specific impacts (e.g. protection of watersheds, wildlife habitats, reducing illegal logging, etc.). Credible forest certifications are encouraged to be used as a verification tool for improvements. Show more