May 1995, Brazzaville : creation of the Conference on Ecosystems of Dense and Humid Forest of Central Africa (CEFDHAC).
The Conference on Ecosystems of Dense and Humid Forest of Central Africa (CEFDHAC), or called the Brazzaville Process is a framework for dialogue and exchange that brings together all stakeholders in the forestry sector (politicians, administration, private sector, NGOs and civil society) for an equitable and sustainable management of forest ecosystems in Central Africa. It forms a framework for strengthening regional cooperation in the field of sustainable forest management, as well as understanding the principles of management and sustainable forestry practices, political, economic and social issues.
[ June 1998 in Bata (Equatorial Guinea) in June 2000 to Bujunbura (Burundi); in June 2002 in Kinshasa (DRC); in May 2004 in Yaounde; 2006 in Libreville (Gabon) ]
March 1999, Yaoundé : Summit of Heads of States on the conservation and sustainable management of tropical forests.
December 2000 : creation of the Commission of Central African Forests (COMIFAC) composed of three organs :
- The Summit of Heads of State for the sustainable management of forest ecosystems in Central Africa,
- The Conference of Ministers for the sustainable management of forest ecosystems in Central Africa,
- The Executive Secretariat.
COMIFAC is the organ of orientation, consultation and decision which has established and validated an overall convergence plan for better management and conservation of forests in Central Africa.
December 7, 2000 : Signing of a Cooperation Agreement between the CAR, Congo and Cameroon to establish and manage a complex concerted transboundary protected area called the "Tri-National Sangha" which compounds three contiguous national parks: Lobéké (Cameroon), Dzangha-Sangha (CAR), Noubalé Ndoki (Congo)
June 2001, Yaoundé : 30th Session of the ITTO decides on the strengthening of sustainable management in the countries of Central Africa.
October 2002 : Declaration of Kinshasa (DRC) on the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable management of forest ecosystems with the adoption of the Principles, Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management (ATO / ITTO). .
2003 : Publication of Principles, Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests of Africa (ITTO).
2005, Brazzaville (Congo) : 2nd Summit of Heads of States on the conservation and sustainable management of tropical forests.
24 to 27/10/2006,Yaoundé : International Conference of Parliamentarians on the sustainable management of dense and humid forest ecosystems of Central Africa.
ITTO : International Tropical Timber Organization.
ATO : African Timber Organization.