Historias desde el campo

Improving women’s participation in good forest governance in Uganda

09 December 2020 - Uganda
Kampala, Uganda, Despite the inclusion of gender aspects in Uganda’s Forestry Policy, effective participation of women in decision-making processes remains scarce.  Currently, women have no access by right and no control over productive resources such as forests. Dedicated roadmaps designed to [...]

National Forestry Forum brings together forest-dependent communities and the Government of Liberia to improve benefit-sharing from logging

11 November 2020 - Liberia
10 - 12 November 2020, Ganta, Liberia The National Forest Forum has commenced in Ganta, Nimba County, Liberia, under the auspices of the National Benefit Sharing Trust Board (NBSTB), in collaboration with the Liberian Forestry Development Authority.  The three-day event, is [...]

New report highlights the importance of Indonesian Independent Forest Monitoring’s contribution to the SVLK

02 November 2020 - Indonesia
The Indonesian Independent Forest Monitoring Network Jaringan Pemantau Independen Kehutanan (JPIK) has published a report entitled “Assessing Compliance of Timber Forest Product Utilization and Trade Permit Holders”. The report captures the results of Independent Forest Monitoring activities carried out in [...]

Ghanaian concession holders to receive trainings on legality and health and safety standards

30 October 2020 - Ghana
Accra, 30 October 2020 The FAO-EU FLEGT Programme has launched a new project with the Nature and Development Fund (NDF) in Ghana, to promote sustainable forest management through enhanced legality of forest operations. The project will build the capacity of 40 [...]

New Federation of Timber Operators strengthens private sector representation in Mozambique

20 October 2020 - Mozambique
 On 20 October 2020, the Mozambican Association of Timber Operators (AMOMA), announced the  creation of the Mozambican Federation of Timber Operators (FEDEMOMA). The new Federation  unites 16 associations representing nine provinces. These associations in turn consist of 600 enterprises, including [...]