New paper on Independent Forest Monitoring in Central Africa published by CIDT

14 September 2021
Entitled NGO-state relations in the monitoring of illegal forest logging and wildlife trafficking in Central Africa, the paper highlights the importance of the relationship between public authorities and civil society in the execution of Independent Forest Monitoring (IFM) activities. Through [...]

« Success Story »: Régionale

13 September 2021
La coopération sud-sud en faveur des objectifs de transparence en Afrique de l’Ouest et Afrique Centrale Données clés La coopération entre des organisations non gouvernementales (ONGs) d’Afrique de l’Ouest et d’Afrique Centrale a contribué à faire progresser les objectifs de légalité et [...]

Cameroonian forest communities on the path towards legality: Results of four years of combined efforts and guidance

10 September 2021
New documentary produced by SAILD with the support of the FAO-EU FLEGT Programme highlights the benefits of community forestry and challenges faced by local communities to operate within legality The Cameroonian NGO Service d’Appui aux Initiatives Locales de Développement (Support Service [...]

Gender mainstreaming manual developed to tackle inequalities in Uganda’s forest sector

08 September 2021
Kampala, Uganda Women’s participation in the forest sector is an important pathway out of poverty and is a powerful tool to improve livelihoods, protect biodiversity and promote sustainable forest management. Recognizing this, the FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade [...]

New studies by the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) now available online

03 September 2021
Publications are fruit of the collaboration between CATIE and the FAO-EU FLEGT Programme and cover a range of topics - from the negotiation of voluntary partnership agreements to the development of national forest policies in Latin America The FAO-EU Forest Law [...]

Thailand timber traceability improved through digital application development

31 August 2021
With over 16.4 million hectares of forested land, covering almost one-third of the country, ensuring the traceability and legality of timber entering Thailand’s supply-chains is a critical step towards meeting their commitments under the Voluntary Partnership Agreement, which Thailand began [...]

Historia de Éxito: Honduras

25 August 2021
Protegiendo los derechos territoriales de comunidades locales y cooperativas agroforestales Datos clave La Asociación de Municipios de Honduras (AMHON) y el Instituto Nacional de Conservación y Desarrollo Forestal, Áreas Protegidas y Vida Silvestre (ICF) han apoyado a las autoridades municipales hondureñas en [...]

Nouveau documentaire produit par la Fondation AVSI avec le soutien du Programme FAO-UE FLEGT

25 August 2021
Avec interventions de nombreux acteurs locaux et internationaux, le documentaire approche le thème du processus APV FLEGT en Côte d’Ivoire, ses défis et opportunités Basé sur le projet “Appui à la structuration et à l’amélioration de la participation des acteurs du [...]

Historia de Éxito: Colombia

24 August 2021
La capacitación de MiPYMES como estrategia para el crecimiento del mercado nacional de madera legal Datos clave Las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (MiPYMES) son esenciales para el mercado de madera nacional colombiano, pero enfrentan dificultades para cumplir con los requisitos de [...]

CATIE course on forest management: 33rd edition will count on the technical contribution of FAO-EU FLEGT Programme officers

06 August 2021
This week marked the start of the 33rd edition of the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center’s (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza, CATIE) international course on forest management, entitled “Diversified Forest Management: Governance and Legality in the [...]