FAO-EU FLEGT Programme


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 report [...]

Video: How a Piece of Paper changed lives: Timber legality creates sustainability of forests and livelihoods

10 November 2022
Illegal logging is one of the leading causes of deforestation in Indonesia. Under the framework of the Indonesia-European Union (EU) Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT) voluntary partnership agreement, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of [...]


Regional Launch of the report timber traceability: A Management tool for governments case studies from Latin America

Colombia, 20 June 2022 - 20 June 2022
There are growing demands for tropical timber-producing countries to develop national timber traceability systems. In response, many countries have made considerable efforts to develop national systems that track timber flow from producer through processing to the point of sale and [...]

Webinar “How has supporting MSMES to operate legally and sustainably improved forest governance and livelihoods” - 14 July 2021, 14:30 - 16:00 CET / 7:30 - 9:00 GMT-5 / 19:30 - 21:00 GMT+7

Italy, 02 July 2021 - 02 July 2021
Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) play a critical role in meeting the growing demand for timber products worldwide and can support the fight against illegality by providing a source of legal, traceable timber. Equipping MSMEs with the relevant business [...]