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An artisanal forest unit (UFA) is a part of the protected forest (private State domain) set aside and developed with a view to opening it up for timber cutting by artisanal operators duly authorised under the regulations in force. The management and creation of FMUs is the responsibility of the Provincial Governor in collaboration with the Provincial Administration in charge of forests.
With the stated objective of stabilising deforestation and forest degradation and sustainably improving the livelihoods of forest-dependent people, the integrated Eastern REDD+ programme (PIREDD-O) is being implemented in Bas-Uélé, Ituri and Tshopo by PNUD. In Tshopo, it is being implemented by a consortium of 6 NGOs, led by Tropenbos RD Congo, in 61 village territories spread over 12 sectors/chieftainships in three target territories (Bafwasende, Isangi and Ubundu). In view of the considerable progress noted on the ground and achieved by PIREDD-O Tshopo, the Congolese government was congratulated by the resident coordinator of the United Nations system on a tour of Tshopo
The Provincial Forestry Advisory Council (CCPF) is a multi-stakeholder technical consultative body available to the Provincial Governor to provide him with technical and advisory opinions on all issues related to forest governance, including forest classification or downgrading projects. Together with the Provincial Environment Coordination (CPE), the CCPF participates in the design, management and implementation of environmental policy and sustainable forest management in the province. It plays an important role in the resolution of conflicts related to forest management, particularly with regard to community forestry.