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Africa Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Process (AFLEG)

Yaound�, Cameroon | 13 - 16 October 2003




Tuesday, October 14, 2003
| On Tuesday, delegates to the Africa Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (AFLEG) Ministerial Conference met in Plenary, Working Groups, closed negotiations and Open Sessions. The Plenary heard reports on the AFLEG preparatory meeting, and preparatory workshops. The Working Groups addressed: implications of illegal activities in the forest sector and institutional reforms and strategies; marketplace and trade issues; conflict timber; illegal trade in bushmeat; and tenure and related governance issues. The Open Sessions included a review of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP).

Tshepo Malatji, South African Ministry of Waters and Forests, and Dominic Walubengo, Forest Action Network, Kenya.



Mats B��th, European Hardwood Federation.


Daniel Ngantou, IUCN-ROCA.


Marthe Minko Mapangou.


Emmanuel Fochive, Forestry Sector Group.


Delegates peruse the morning paper.


Peter Collier, World Bank.


NGO delegates during the morning Plenary session.


Mamadou Diallo, Senegalese.


Wale Adeleke, WWF-CARPE.


Jan McAlpine, US delegation.


Liz Alden Wily, political economist, UK, and chair of the Tenure and Related Governance issues working group.

Delegates from the Indonesian delegation; Indonesia hosted the East Asia FLEG in Bali in 2001.

Documents are handed out during the Plenary.

The working group on tenure and related governance issues.



Links

World Bank: http://www.worldbank.org/forestry/afleg.
Africa Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (AFLEG) Ministerial Planning: http://www.iisd.ca/crs/afleg/.
Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) East Asia Ministerial Conference: http://www.iisd.ca/crs/sdfle/.
Africa Forest Law Enforcement and Governance: http://www.afleg-minef.org/.



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