Robert Nasi – Can we manage co-existence of biodiversity and timber production in the Congo Basin?

Robert Nasi, Director of the CGIAR Research Programme on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry presents at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea, September 2012.

The Congo Basin has the second largest block of rainforest remaining in the world. A large amount of this forest is allocated for timber concessions. Robert discusses the basic rules and enabling conditions needed for an integrated production and conservation approach to forest management in the Congo Basin.