Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Forest Law Enforcement

The Forest Law Enforcement Module is targeted at stakeholders in all the sectors involved in forest governance, particularly the enforcement of forest laws and regulations. The module provides basic and more detailed information on the main requirements for good forest law enforcement and governance, such as institutional capacity, intelligence, international cooperation and judicial action.

The module also provides links to tools and case studies to foster effective forest law enforcement.

This module was developed with the kind collaboration of the following people and/or institutions:

Initiator(s): Marc Vandenhaute - FAO, Forestry Department

Reviewer(s): ITTO