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The FAO-EU FLEGT Programme launches a call for concept notes in VPA countries

11 June 2018
Grants up to USD 110 000 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 [...]

Transparency in Ghana’s timber sector improved through public information portal

09 April 2018
A public portal of forest governance information has been launched in Ghana, aimed at improving transparency in the country’s forest sector and ensuring the credibility and integrity of the Ghana Wood Tracking System (GWTS). The Ghana Timber Transparency Portal is part [...]

Events

FAO-EU FLEGT supports international timber traceability workshop in Colombia

Colombia, 29 May 2018 - 01 June 2018
Experts in methods for tracing forest products along the value chain to ascertain their origins and ensure legal provenance are sharing experiences during a three-day workshop designed to help strengthen the timber legality system in Colombia. The International Workshop on Tracking [...]

Global Timber Forum - Joint Board & Advisory Committee Meetings

Italy, 10 May 2016 - 12 May 2016
The Global Timber Forum (GTF) is a communication channel and facilitator, supporting the timber industry worldwide in its roles as supplier of the most sustainable and versatile building and manufacturing material and as guardian of a vital environmental resource. It [...]