First International Conference of Parliamentarians on the Sustainable Management of Central African Forest Ecosystems
24-27 October 2006 | Yaoundé, Cameroon
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Highlights for Thursday, 26 October 2006

The First International Conference of Members of Parliament on the Sustainable Management of Central African Forest Ecosystems entered its third day of discussions on Thursday, 26 October, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. In the morning, participants took part in field trips to an agroforestry research station, and a forestry school in Mbalmayo. In the evening delegates reconvened to listen to and discuss presentations made by moderators and rapporteurs of the parallel working groups on: national laws, sub-regional initiatives and international agreements; parliaments and partnerships for SFM; forest taxation; governance, and opportunities and challenges in community forests.

The afternoon conference session on presentation of group proceedings and parliamentary Networks Internal Governance.
Massousa Nee Kombila Odette, Association for Fighting Poverty and Protection of Nature (ALPN), Congo Brazzaville.
Moderator, Abonem A. Tchoyi, Cameroon, suggested a small drafting group be formed to update the draft declaration to be presented before plenary on Friday.
Rapporteur, Joel Loumeto, Congo, presented the work of his group on the issue of national laws, sub-regional initiatives and international agreements.
Delegates from Sao-Tome & Principe in consultation during presentation of group proceedings.
L:R Jose Alice , Basilio Diogo; and Julio Smith.
Dr. Ngetcham, National Assembly, Cameroon.
Moderator Matsemba Apollinaire, reported on the group's deliberations and provided a brief appraisal of the methodology adopted by the working group to identify various partners and promote SFM.
Michele Pongoue, Cameroon.
Patrice Passe Sanand, CAR, presented findings on challenges in involving local communities in the management of community forests.
Edwige Eyang Effa FENSED, Gabon.
Bofaya Botaya Baende, Democratic Republic of Congo, underlined that REPAR's structure needs to be reenergized, and its rules of organization could be reviewed.
Daily reports and website of International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Reporting Services, on display at the conference.
COMIFAC's products and services on display at the entrance to the National Assembly.

Web coverage:
Tuesday, 24 October - Wednesday, 25 October - Thursday, 26 October - Friday, 27 October
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IISD RS coverage of the thirty-seventh session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC-37), 13-18 December 2004, Yokohama, Japan
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