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  • Forestry
  • June 22, 2022 09:46

Gabon: TotalEnergies and Compagnie des Bois du Gabon join forces to develop a new forest management model

TotalEnergies and Compagnie des Bois du Gabon (CBG) have joined forces to develop a forward-looking model of sustainable and responsible forest management that combines sustainable harvesting, biodiversity conservation, and long-term carbon storage ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 15, 2022 09:04

European buyers showing more interest in African timbers

. Gheombi is used for door manufacturing. The timber has dark streaks but this is apparently appreciated in the Chinese market. As a result of the disruption to beech supplies due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine buyers for the markets in European buyers are showing more interest in African ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 17, 2021 11:34

African log export ban postponed

Implementation of the decision to ban the export of logs by the six Cemac countries (Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Chad, CAR and Equatorial Guinea) will not become effective as planned on 1 January 2022. This information emerged from a meeting of Forestry Ministers in Cemac member states and t ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 21, 2020 10:37

UK market for African hardwoods “recovering well” after lockdown

. Speakers included Ken Walsh of Danzer UK, Hank Marcel of Robinson Lumber, Ben Jenn of NHG, and Rupert Green of Greentimber. The report on the situation in the African hardwood trade noted that log stocks and sawn timber supplies in the region are compa ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 29, 2020 08:22

West African tropical wood exports driven down by pandemic

. Furthermore, the disruption in commodity markets, travel and tourism and country-level lockdowns have slowed economic activity. The impact of pandemic control measures has hit West African timber producers across the region, coming at a time when deman ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 22, 2020 10:16

West African timber sector hit hard

The impact of pandemic control measures have hit timber producers across the West African region hard, coming as it has at a time when demand in the traditional markets, especially in Europe, were already under pressure from lower consumptions, cha ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 22, 2020 01:03

No clear picture on how pandemic is affecting African timber companies

Almost all African countries are reporting cases of the corona virus and as the number of cases continues to grow more countries are finding the virus has spread beyond the main cities ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 05, 2019 08:36

Ghana: Wood products demand in African markets picks up

. Demand in African markets has grown in the current year and now accounts for around 12% of total exports compared to 9% in the same period in 2018. Wood products exported to the ECOWAS regional block increased to a record 17,287 cu ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 24, 2018 01:06

Calls to expand intra-African trade

A new report by the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank has stressed the importance of forest governance in boosting intra-African tr ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 13, 2019 12:00

Barcelona IMM Trade Consultation includes African VPA focus

). He will look at the role of FLEGT licensing in architects’ procurement decisions, and the significance in the sector of green building rating systems. Workshop three focuses on FLEGT impacts in African VPA countries, and challenges facing European com ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 30, 2013 12:11

Foire des bois légaux des Forêts Communautaires du Cameroun

Key facts Foire des bois légaux des Forêts Communautaires du Cameroun 5 et 6 septembre 2013 E-mail: info@foirefc ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 06, 2017 10:46

ATIBT publishes new guide to using African timbers in Europe

The Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux (ATIBT - International Tropical Timber Technical Association) has just released Volume 1 of their "User Guide for Eco-certified African Timber in Europe ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 25, 2018 10:23

Rougier divests subsidiaries in Cameroon and Central African Republic to Sodinaf

The Rougier Group is announcing the sale of its forest and industrial activities in Cameroon and the Central African Republic. In connection with Rougier Afrique International's court-ordered receivership proceedings, Poitiers Commercial Court auth ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 08, 2019 07:21

Ghana is the first African country to export FLEGT licensed timber

Ghana will soon become the first country in Africa to finalise a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union paving the way for the issuing of FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) licenses covering wood products. This follows the successful assessment of th ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 09, 2015 09:20

Purchasing competition for African timber

During this year's International Hardwood Conference (IHC) held in Copenhagen from 16-18 September, Mr. Ad Wesselink, Managing Director of Netherlands based Wijma presented the current state of the African timber market ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 03, 2016 03:05

First African Development Bank funds for PPP forestry project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is joining with private sector investors for a project to restore degraded forest reserves and double the area of sustainable forest plantations ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 21, 2015 07:53

African mahogany has great potential in Brazil

The 2nd International Workshop on African mahogany was held in late April in São Paulo bringing together exhibitors, investors and producers. The event delivered new information and opportunities for business and dealt with topics such as silvicultur ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 17, 2015 12:40

African tropical timber a success in the EU market

Among the different producer regions, African timber has shown the strongest demand trend in Europe over the last few months, according to importers. European demand for sawn sapele, iroko and sipo, for example, has remained at a good overall level and impr ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 03, 2015 08:34

ATIBT discusses competitiveness of African wood in domestic and EU markets

Unlike the ATIBT Forum in 2014 which was wide ranging and covered tropical timber trade trends globally, this year’s meeting focused more on linkages between African producers and European buyers ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 19, 2008 01:16

Gestion durable des forêts en Argentine

Le Canada et l’Argentine travaillent ensemble à la mise en œuvre de pratiques de gestion durable des forêts (GDF) dans six forêts modèles argentines. Le Service canadien des forêts (SCF) et le Réseau canadien de ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 06, 2015 07:21

Slow French market and new tariffs hit African plywood

Trends in EU imports of hardwood plywood from African countries varied widely in 2014. Imports from Gabon, by far the largest African supply country, declined 3% to 40,000 cu.m ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 09, 2015 07:48

West African producers concerned about build-up of okoume stocks

West African log prices are unchanged and analysts expect prices to remain stable into the third quarter as there are no signs that China, the market leader, will increase purchases any time soon ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 17, 2023 11:29

UK tropical hardwood imports expected to remain low over winter months

. For African wood, UK importers report very difficult supply conditions, with many logistical challenges, problems of cash flow, and high energy costs. Lack of kiln drying capacity in the UK and a preference for certified products makes it even more cha ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 25, 2014 06:56

European market for African plywood slows again

EU imports of hardwood plywood from African countries declined 11% to 60,300 m3 in 2013. A sharp fall in imports from Morocco and Ivory Coast was only partially offset by a slight increase in imports from Gabon and Cameroon ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 02, 2014 01:24

JAF Group to take over DLH's Asian and African units

). The divested entities include DLH’s activities in Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Indonesia and the African units. The annual revenue of the business unit sold is approx ... [more...]