FAO-EU FLEGT Programme

From the field stories

FAO empowers furniture producers in Jepara and Pasuruan to access global market

21 October 2019 - Indonesia
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations has partnered with the Wooden Furniture and Handicraft Producer Association of Jepara (APKJ) in Indonesia to assist micro and small enterprises in Jepara and Pasuruan Regencies in the Central Java Province [...]

The FAO-EU FLEGT Programme opens a Call for Proposals in Uganda Grants are available to eligible applicants from government, civil society and private sector organizations in Uganda.

09 September 2019
Grants are available to eligible applicants from government, civil society and private sector organizations in Uganda. All eligible applicants from government institutions, civil society, communities, indigenous groups and private sector organizations in Uganda are invited to submit proposals to the FAO-EU [...]

2019 Call for proposals: the FAO-EU FLEGT Programme is now accepting project proposals from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in countries engaged in VPAs with the EU.

15 July 2019
Grants up to USD 110 000 are channeled through the Programme to support ongoing VPA processes in targeted countries. Note: The selection of proposals in 2019 will be done in one phase. No concept notes will be required, only project proposals. The deadline for [...]

Strengthening legal frameworks to fight illegal logging

14 May 2019
From 14-15 May 2019, FAO convened a technical working group meeting of experts from international organizations, research institutions, academia, civil society and private sector who met to exchange and provide feedback on an intial set on guiding legal elements. “The primary objective [...]

Collaboration key to strengthening forest governance - Boosting collaboration between international forest-related initiatives can strengthen forest governance, helping to address climate change and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

26 April 2019
As countries step up their efforts to fulfill commitments made under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and Agenda 2030, the cross-cutting theme of improved forest governance is at the centre of efforts to halt deforestation and forest degradation as well [...]
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