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Highlighting Guyana’s progress under FLEGT

Highlighting Guyana’s progress under FLEGT

The EU FLEGT Facility recently published three stories to coincide with the EU and Guyana initialling their Voluntary Partnership Agreement on forest law enforcement, governance and trade. 

The first story recounts how the VPA process led to reforms that address longstanding inconsistencies in the legal framework that made it difficult for businesses to follow the law and for authorities to enforce it.

The second story quotes Guyanese stakeholders who visited Belgium for the VPA initialling and spoke of their hopes for what the VPA can deliver.

The third story reports on how the process of negotiating the VPA improved forest governance in Guyana.

 

Read the stories