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Observatoire de la Gouvernance Forestière (OGF)

Observatoire de la Gouvernance Forestière (OGF) is a civil society organisation based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, created in order to sustain the action of Independent Monitoring led by REMas IMFLEG between 2010-2013 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


To improve forest governance in the DRC for better management of the forestry sector.


General Purpose

Develop and conduct monitoring activities in management and exploitation of forest resources in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Specific Objectives

  • Follow up the implementation of the forest law and governance through independent observation;
  • Press and support the activities of implementation of Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPA) and REDD +;
  • Provide information and recommendations on the good and bad forestry practices;
  • Develop and implement capacity building programs in the above areas.


  • MECNT (Ministère de l’Environnement, Conservation de la Nature et Tourisme)
  • CALF (Coalition des organisations membres de la société civile pour les négociations des APV) : plate forme des OSC de la société civile congolaise pour la mise en œuvre de l’APV
  • OSFAC (Observatoire Satellital des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale)
  • FLAG (Field Legality Advisory Group)
  • REM (Resource Extraction Monitoring): accompagnement stratégique et politique
  • IIASA (International Institute for Aplied Systems Analysis)
  • Well Ground: accompagnement organisationnel depuis janvier 2014

OGF reports

Reports on forest illegalities (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Field mission report 9-30 April 2014, Mongala district, DRC


Please click here to access OGF's website.










Contact OGF:
Immeuble BCBD, 12ème étage, Bld du 30 juin, Gombe, Kinsasa, RDC
Email : ogfrdc@gmail.com
Phone : 243 (0)99 99 10 795

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