Table 5 IFL extent and area reduction within logging concessions in three central African countries.

The spatial database of logging concessions in Cameroon (2013), Republic of the Congo (2013), and Gabon (2012) was obtained from the World Resources Institute (www.wri.org/our-work/project/congo-basin-forest-atlases).

CountryIFL proportion
of total concession
area in 2000 (%)
IFL proportion
of FSC-certified
concession area
in 2000 (%)
IFL area
reduction
2000–2013
within the
country (%)
IFL area
reduction
2000–2013
within all
concessions (%)
IFL area
reduction
2000–2013
within FSC-certified
concessions (%)
IFL area
reduction
2000–2013
within PAs
(IUCN category I–III) (%)
Cameroon40.538.425.241.184.50.3
Republic of the Congo42.461.617.737.141.94.8
Gabon48.429.722.937.937.09.0