The power of data in protecting Central Africa’s biodiversity

13 Nov 2020

HOST: Central Africa Forest Observatory (OFAC)

Since 2007, the Central African Forest Observatory (OFAC) has been working to create information networks, establish analytical and communication tools, and produce flagship regional publications  on the state of Central Africa’s forests.

This session provides an interactive overview of the different tools available for policymakers, researchers, NGOs, donors, private sector and students working in the region to obtain information related to biodiversity and forest management.

Publisher: GLF

Language: French

Year: 2020

Keyword(s): biodiversity, Central Africa, Central African Forest Observatory, data, forest management, forests, private sector, restoration

Ecosystem(s): Forests

Location(s): Africa

  • Central Africa Forest Observatory (OFAC)

  • COMIFAC

  • European Union

  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

  • Biopama

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

  • Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD)

  • UCL (Louvain)

  • FMR

  • OACPS

  • ECOFAC


  • Florence Palla

    Regional coordinator , OFAC support project (RIOFAC)

  • Donald Djossi

    Data management analyst , COMIFAC

  • Quentin Jungers

    Technical Assistant , OFAC Information System (RIOFAC)

  • Tanya Merceron

    Regional coordinator , BIOPAMA-IUCN program

  • Richard Eba'a Atyi

    Senior Scientist and Hub Leader, CIFOR

  • Raymond Ndomba Ngoye

    Executive Secretary, Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC)

  • Philippe Mayaux

    Head of sector Biodiversity and ecosystem services - Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), European Commission

  • Honoré Tabuna

    Commissioner for the Environment, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Rural Development, Economic Community, Central African States (CEEAC)