FAO-EU FLEGT Programme

From the field stories

Raising awareness about timber legality among Indigenous Communities in Guyana

05 February 2021 - Guyana
FAO-EU FLEGT Programme launches project to increase awareness of FLEGT regulations amongst 23 Amerindian villages The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), as the lead agency in the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between Guyana and the European Union, has partnered with relevant government agencies [...]

Use of legal timber now mandatory in public procurement in Cameroon

03 February 2021 - Cameroon
Forestry and Fauna, Public Works and Public Procurement ministries sign joint decree which prohibits the use of illegal timber in public works In Cameroon, Government orders account for the largest share of sawn wood and furniture purchased in the country.  As [...]

FAO launches first FLEGT partnership with Cambodia’s Forestry Administration

21 January 2021 - Cambodia
New project launched by Cambodia’s Forestry Administration strengthens the regulatory framework for plantations as a source of legal timber and livelihoods for small-scale tree farmers Phnom Penh, 21 January 2021 The FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Programme has partnered [...]

Cambodia strengthens community forestry

21 January 2021 - Cambodia
Cambodia to work with civil society and FAO to promote sustainable forest management through Community Forestry Phnom Penh, 21 January 2021 In 2010 the Royal Government of Cambodia issued its policy and long-term strategy for sustainable forest management in Cambodia, allocating 2 [...]

FAO and EU support national efforts for equitable benefit-sharing in Liberia

17 December 2020 - Liberia
FAO and the EU extend support to Government institutions and NGOs to develop capacities and tools to ensure forest communities benefit from commercial logging   Monrovia, 17 December 2020 The FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Programme has launched two new [...]
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