GULF COVER STORY

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GABON SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE, NKOK…

An integrated wood working industrial ecosystem with world class infrastructure

Republic of Gabon has embarked on a journey to provide amenable ecosystem and infrastructure to facilitate the secondary and tertiary processing of timber within Gabon after banning of exports of raw timber in 2010. In the same pursuit, Republic of Gabon […]

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GABON SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE, NKOK…

An integrated wood working industrial ecosystem with world class infrastructure

Republic of Gabon has embarked on a journey to provide amenable ecosystem and infrastructure to facilitate the secondary and tertiary processing of timber within Gabon after banning of exports of raw timber in 2010. In the same pursuit, Republic of Gabon […]

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Gabon Special Economic Zone [GSEZ]

… a wood working paradise at timber source

 

Gabon Special Economic Zone SA, a joint venture between Republic of Gabon, Olam International – Singapore and Africa Finance Corporation, has developed a timber focused multiproduct SEZ with an investment of about USD 400 Million in Gabon (West Central Africa). Spread over an […]

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GABON FOREST … Sustainably Managed Resource

Boasting the second highest forestry potential in Africa, Gabon’s forests covers 22.8 million hectares, i.e. 88% of the country’s land surface. There are three major forest types: evergreen rainforest in the west characterised by abundance of Okoumé & Ozigo, the central Gabonese forest covering most of the country with abundance […]

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GABON FOREST … Sustainable Okoumé Source

OKOUMÉ … the Red Gold from Gabon: Gabon supplies 90% of the world’s Okoumé. The log quality of Okoumé in Gabon is very high. The first grade is normally used for veneer and the second grade for sawn wood, which still is an excellent quality for the production of sawn […]

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GABON…The emerging timber source

Gabon is a picturesque and natural resources rich country in West Central Africa. A privileged geographical location on the edge of the Congo Basin and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, it shares the Northern Boundary with Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea and the Eastern and Southern boundary with […]