FAO-EU FLEGT Programme


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 [...]

Webinar series on COVID-19 and the Forest Sector - Experience from Forest Communities of COVID-19 Impacts

Italy, 04 November 2020 - 28 October 2020
About the session: 28 October 2020, 10:00-11:00 CET  Language: English The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the forefront a number of pressing global challenges. Health systems have been stretched thin and lockdown measures have taken a heavy social and economic toll, the devastating impacts [...]

Webinar series on COVID-19 and the Forest Sector - Experience from Forest Communities of COVID-19 Impacts

Italy, 28 October 2020 - 28 October 2020
Wednesday 28 October 2020, 10:00 -11:00 CET On 28 October 2020, the FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Programme hosted the webinar “Experience from Forest Communities of COVID-19 Impacts”. This virtual event was part of FAO’s Forestry Division’s webinar series [...]

New Federation of Timber Operators strengthens private sector representation in Mozambique

Mozambique, 20 October 2020 - 20 October 2020
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 [...]

Safeguarding forests in the post COVID-19 recovery phase

Italy, 20 July 2020 - 20 July 2020
Strengthening legality and sustainability to address COVID-19’s effects on deforestation at FAO COVID-19 Forestry Webinar Week The ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic pose an unprecedented challenge to virtually every aspect of society, including not only human health but also the economy [...]

Join our online session “COVID-19’s effects on deforestation and possible responses through strengthening legality and sustainability”

Italy, 23 June 2020 - 23 June 2020
WHEN: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 12:00-13:00 CEST WHERE: Zoom, bit.ly/FOcovid (to receive the login details for the webinar series, please email [email protected]) LANGUAGE: Simultaneous interpretation in EN/ES/FR The ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic pose an unprecedented challenge not only to human health and health systems, but virtually every aspect [...]

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 [...]

EU FLEGT Week: Stakeholders discuss progress and look to the future

Belgium, 18 March 2015 - 18 March 2015
Some 300 stakeholders - from European Union representatives to governments, civil society, private sector, NGOs and experts ̶ gathered at the annual FLEGT week in Brussels last month to discuss progress on key topics such as forest governance, private sector [...]
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