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Briefing note provides new insights on small and micro-sized entities in the Mekong forestry sector

Little is known about the small and micro-sized entities (SmEs) engaged in the forestry sector in the Mekong region, their characteristics, the number and gender of people involved in the...

The EU and Laos conclude the third formal negotiation towards an agreement on combating illegal logging and promoting trade in legal timber products

The European Union (EU) and Laos held their third round of face-to-face negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The talks...

Responsible trade in tropical timber: exporting and importing countries explain the actions they are taking

Representatives from tropical timber exporting and importing countries discussed responsible trade in timber at a session during the Asia-Pacific Forestry Week in Incheon, Korea on 19 June 2019.

Briefing: Timber trade flows and investments between China and VPA countries

Briefing: Timber trade flows and investments between China and VPA countries The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing based on research into flows of timber and investments between the...

MI VPAU: Domestic market measures in VPAs

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked VPA outputs VPA country stakeholders How a VPA promotes good forest governance How a VPA can increase legislative and...

Domestic market measures in VPAs

Domestic timber markets in tropical countries are often bigger than export timber markets. However, domestic markets are usually poorly regulated. The small-scale, informal suppliers serving...

MI VPAU: Trade in FLEGT-licensed products

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked VPAs and the FLEGT Action Plan VPA monitoring VPA annex on EU procedures for imports of FLEGT-licensed timber VPA annex...