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 to provide reliable, relevant and accessible data on the state of Central Africa’s forests. The session will interactively present 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.

  • Central Africa Forest Observatory (OFAC)

  • COMIFAC

  • European Union

  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

  • Biopama

  • 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)