ITTO and Japan to support forest rehabilitation in Côte d’Ivoire


Executive Director Ze Meka and H.E. Toshiko Abe, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of Japan. Photo: K. Sato/ITTO

The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Government of Japan signed diplomatic notes and a Grant Agreement on 14th of May 2013 for funding of 183 million Japanese yen (approximately USD 1.8 million) to implement a large project to support the rehabilitation of forest lands degraded during civil warfare in Côte d’Ivoire that took place from 2002-2005 and 2010-2011.