The Democratic Republic of the Congo is moving ahead with its National Forest Inventory with capacity building at its core.

On 7 July will the national validation workshop of the NFI methodology be held. It will take place in Kinshasa with about 50 participants foreseen. Thereafter follows training of the field teams on the NFI methodology and related field protocol over a ten day period (16-26 July) in Luki and one week's training in swamp forests, Mbandaka (2-9 August).

The outcomes will be concluded on 10 August. More updates will come!

For information, please contact Mr Quentin Renard (email: )

FAO is providing technical support under the UN-REDD Programme