Gabon is home to some 7,000 species of vascular plants, 11% of which are endemic,
and boasts the highest species richness of lowland tropical forests on the African continent.
Facilitate relations between UFIGA members; Intervene with public authorities to defend the general interests of the sector
Support the government's program for further wood processing (2nd and 3rd level);
Develop capacity-building projects for Intersyndicale member unions in the APV/FLEGT process.
Organize meetings with government authorities, development partners and private-sector partners with an impact on the forest-wood industry, to ensure economic visibility and sustainable development for our members;
Union des Forestiers et Industriels du Bois du Gabon (UFIGA) is a professional association created on March 24, 2003, with the sole aim of studying and defending the economic, material and moral interests of its members who are active in forestry and have industrialized and developed forestry. UFIGA's main mission is to :
- Organize meetings with government authorities, development partners and private-sector partners with an impact on the forestry-wood industry, to ensure the economic visibility and sustainable development of members;
- Continue to support members in obtaining legal/sustainability certification (OLB, PAFC/PEFC or FC) as part of the PPECF II / ATIBT program.
We support our partners and members in achieving targeted certifications, such as the Program for the Promotion of Certified Logging (PPECF)
We work to protect the environment as a whole throughout Gabon. Our partners and members are required to comply scrupulously with the following standards and conventions
We certify that Our members and partners provide high quality products to our customers all over the world. More, our products are certified
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