This short film provides valuable insight for the European timber industry into how FLEGT licenses will assist them in complying with the new European Union Timber Regulation. With the robust legality assurance system guaranteed by FLEGT, these licenses could save importers time and money.
Governments, civil society and the private sector should ensure and strengthen the contributions of forests, trees and agroforestry systems to food security and nutrition, said participants in the first-ever International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition (13-15 May), organized by FAO. [more]
Rome : FAO, as part of the UN-REDD Programme, is pleased to announce the winner of the Nurture Forests for the Future – REDD+ for Food photo contest, held during the International Conference on Forests for Food Security. Ms. Lani Holmberg with her image Papaya trees and poverty fighting wins a photo mission with FAO and will showcase her winning photo on the National Geographic Italy website. [more]