The FAO FLEGT Programme is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in countries engaged in VPAs with the EU. Grants of up to EUR 100 000 are channeled through the Programme to support ongoing VPA processes in targeted countries. The selection of proposals will be done through two phases. In the first phase, all eligible applicants are invited to submit concept notes. In the second phase, proponents of selected concept notes will be asked to submit full project proposals.
The compilation, documentation and dissemination of information on forests and forest peoples is an important part of FAO’s mandate. In this special issue, produced for the XIV World Forestry Congress, over 100 selected FAO Forestry and other publications, organized under the Congress’s six sub-themes, highlight FAO’s work in forestry and related areas. [more]
Follow the work of FAO Forestry and its partners in inFO news , a regular electronic news bulletin published in English by the FAO Forestry Department. Keep up-to-date on major activities and events designed to support countries and local communities in increasing sustainable forest management and food security, and reducing climate change. [more]