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Congo
Unnamed Road Cuvette CG

This occasional paper assesses whether the implementation of FSC certification in FMUs in three Congo basin countries has had positive additional impacts on (1) the working and living conditions of logging companies’ employees and their families, (2) the effectiveness and legitimacy of the institutions set up to regulate relationships between logging companies and neighbouring communities, and (3) the local populations’ rights to and customary uses of forests.

Lead organization:
CIFOR
Study sector:
Forestry
Forestry focus:
Timber
Certification:
FSC
Study type:
Context or baseline assessment
Study design & methods:
Control group(s) / counterfactual, Quantitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Social issues
Name of lead contact:
Paolo Omar Cerruti