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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 - Virtual Atrium

05 October 2020
The 25th anniversary session was a new experience for all of us with a full virtual event and a virtual atrium exhibition featuring the achievements and releases of the Forestry Division in the last two years.

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 [...]

Safeguarding forests in the post COVID-19 recovery phase

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 [...]

The impacts of COVID-19 on the forest sector: How to respond?

12 May 2020
This brief highlights some of the identified and perceived impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on development aspects interconnected with the forest sector, with a particular emphasis on the impacts on the production and trade of forest products.