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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 [...]

Collaboration key to strengthening forest governance

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 [...]

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 [...]