Programme FAO-UE FLEGT


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

02 November 2020
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
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 [...]

Programme partners SAILD and AVSI featured in Moving Forward publication

29 October 2020
Programme achievements were featured in the sixth issue of the biennial Moving Forward publication. The report featured more than 35 stories and case studies highlighting how FAO Forestry’s work in 2018-2019 helped improve lives and livelihoods while making forestry more [...]

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

23 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 [...]

New Federation of Timber Operators strengthens private sector representation in Mozambique

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 [...]

“Forest governance and COVID-19: How can FLEGT support a green recovery from the pandemic?” Experience from the FAO-EU FLEGT Programme

15 October 2020
On 14 October 2020, Member of the European Parliament Karin Karlsbro - in collaboration with Fern, the Centre for International Development and Training, University of Wolverhampton (CIDT), the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) - hosted [...]

Le Cameroun se prépare pour démarrer une plateforme virtuelle pour les transactions de bois légal sur le marché intérieur

06 October 2020
Avec l’objectif d’accroître l’usage national de bois légal, le Centre de recherche forestière internationale (CIFOR) et le Ministère des Forêts et de la Faune (MINFOF) ont présenté un nouveau projet dénommé « Essor des transactions de sciages d’origine légale au [...]

COFO 25 - Atrium Virtuel

05 October 2020
La session du 25e anniversaire a été une nouvelle expérience pour tous avec un événement complètement virtuel et une atrium virtuel pour presenter les réalisations et les sorties de la Division des Forêts au cours des deux dernières années.

Renforcer la capacité des acteurs du secteur privé à participer au commerce de bois légal

04 September 2020
Grâce à l’appui technique et financier du programme FAO-UE FLEGT, les opérateurs de la filière bois au Cameroun s’arriment aux exigences de légalité de l’exploitation forestière telles que prévues par la loi forestière de 1994 en vigueur. Cela contribue directement [...]

FAO and EU reinforce support to Indonesia’s legal timber trade

11 August 2020
7 August 2020, Jakarta - FAO has stepped up support for legal timber production and trade in Indonesia with the launch of six new projects. The projects will help strengthen objectives established under a Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Union (EU) and [...]