ECCAS organises Central African ministerial conference on the green economy and legal timber policy
The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo is hosting the Conference of Ministers of ECCAS on the Fund for the Green Economy in Central Africa and the structural transformation of the economy of natural resources. The conference is titled ‘Diplomacy, integration, and governance and the new wood economy’ and will take place in Kinshasa from 27 to 30 October 2014.
The overall objective of the conference is to discuss the structural transformation of the natural resource economy in general and of timber and timber products in particular.
The conference is part of the implementation of the System of the Green Economy in Central Africa (SEVAC) of ECCAS and activities of the programme on fragile ecosystems of Central Africa (ECOFAC V) funded by the European Union.