The Forestry Commission of Ghana is responsible for the regulation of utilization of forest and wildlife resources, the conservation and management of those resources and the coordination of policies related to them.
The Ghana Institute of Foresters (GIF) is an umbrella body of professionals in forestry, wildlife, environmental and natural resource management.
ITTO is an intergovernmental organization promoting the conservation and sustainable management, use and trade of tropical forest resources. Its members represent about 80% of the world’s tropical forests and 90% of the global tropical timber trade.
Civic Response Ghana is a leading natural resource and environmental (NRE) governance policy advocacy organisation working to entrench resource rights. Founded in 2003 in Accra, Ghana by a group of activists with experience in resource rights campaigns both locally and globally, Civic Response undertakes activities which address the policy needs of communities who depend directly on natural resources, particularly forests.
The Center for International Forest Products Trade (CINFT) is part of the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF), a comprehensive, multi-discipline and public research institution, directly subordinate to the State Forestry Administration (SFA). One important line of action of CAF involves the combat of illegality in the Chinese timber industry.
The China Timber and Wood Products Distribution Association (CTWPDA) has over 3,000 members, including timber and wood products producers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, and forestry organizations and wood products industry professionals. Authorized and registered with the Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs.