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THE INDEPENDANT FOREST MONITORING APPROACH IN THE CONTEXT OF COTE D’IVOIRECLASSIFIED FORESTS
By: Chloé Viala
Published: May 11, 2017
Countries: Other, Ghana, Ivory Coast
Document type: Presentation
Document ID: 3859
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THE INDEPENDANT FOREST MONITORING APPROACH IN THE CONTEXT OF COTE D’IVOIRECLASSIFIED FORESTS

The forest context in Côte d’Ivoire: two different estates managed by two different administrations

  1. Classified Forests
  • Circumscribed and managed forests
  • More than 200 Classified Forests
  • Around 4.2 million hectares
  • Under the responsibility of SODEFOR (State operator)
  • Different management objectives: timber production, biodiversity conservation, recreation, experimentation, etc.
  1. Forests in the rural area
  • State or private ownership of land
  • Large areas allocated as timber concessions = PEF (Périmètres d’Exploitation Forestière)
  • Under the responsibility of the Forests and Waters Ministry (MINEF)