BAAR, SWITZERLAND — The Republic of Congo has approved a forest management plan set up by Industrie Forestière d’Ouesso,  a subsidiary of the Danzer Group, a manufacturer of hardwood veneers. The plan is a prerequisite for Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of the forest concession and contains measures for responsible and sustainable forest utilization while taking into account the rights and needs of the local population. Read more.

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