IUCN and FAO to lead flagship forest programme in Southeast Asia 6 December 2022

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations will lead the Indo-Malaya Critical Forest Biome Integrated Programme of the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Open to Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Thailand and Viet Nam, this flagship GEF programme will support countries in conserving globally critical intact forest landscapes inside and outside protected areas.

How to support smaller businesses in the legal timber trade – report 30 November 2022

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) have a critical role to play in meeting global demand for forest products but because of their size it is hard for them to meet legal requirements for timber production and trade. A new FAO report outlines strategies to support them to supply legal timber and timber products to domestic and international markets.


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