FAO-EU FLEGT Programme

News

Vietnamese NGO works with youth to promote a culture of legal timber

02 March 2021
Consumer demand for high-value tropical hardwood products in Viet Nam has driven the illegal harvesting and import of endangered timber species from high-risk sources, presenting a challenge for Viet Nam’s national agenda on legal and sustainable timber trade. To address this, [...]

Promoting Legal Timber Markets: the Role of Public Procurement Policies in the Tropics

24 February 2021
New article published by Chatham House - Promoting Legal Timber Markets: the Role of Public Procurement Policies in the Tropics. The article highlights the importance of public procurement policies in tropical timber-producing countries in reducing the amount of illegal timber produced [...]

Events

Webinar series on COVID-19 and the Forest Sector - Experience from Forest Communities of Covid-19 Impacts

Italy, 04 November 2020 - 28 October 2020
About the session: 28 October 2020, 10:00-11:00 CET  Language: English The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the forefront a number of pressing global challenges. Health systems have been stretched thin and lockdown measures have taken a heavy social and economic toll, the devastating impacts [...]

Webinar series on COVID-19 and the Forest Sector - Experience from Forest Communities of COVID-19 Impacts

Italy, 28 October 2020 - 28 October 2020
Wednesday 28 October 2020, 10:00 -11:00 CET On 28 October 2020, the FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Programme hosted the webinar “Experience from Forest Communities of COVID-19 Impacts”. This virtual event was part of FAO’s Forestry Division’s webinar series [...]