News archive 2018

Content with tag timber legality .

To legality and beyond — new resource for timber buyers on benefits of FLEGT-licensed products

Timber buyers can now visit a new website to learn about the business benefits of trading in FLEGT-licensed timber and the social, environmental and economic benefits that such trade brings to...

How Ghana’s drive for legal timber is boosting worker safety

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a multimedia story reporting on moves in Ghana to improve safety in the timber sector as part of the country’s efforts to ensure its timber meets national laws...

Women in Indonesia’s wooden furniture sector: the trailblazers

Women are at the forefront of a shift towards legal timber sourcing in Indonesia’s furniture-making capital, Jepara.

EU and Indonesia mark 2nd anniversary of FLEGT licensing

This month, Indonesia and the EU marked the second anniversary of a major milestone in their partnership against illegal logging — the launch of the world’s first ‘FLEGT’ licensing scheme,...

South-east Asian countries share progress on timber legality

Representatives of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), ASEAN member States and the European Union (EU) met in Thailand in July to share progress under national and regional efforts...

EU, China and Africa explore ways to work together in their forestry cooperation

At the International Workshop on China-Africa Sustainable Forest Ecosystem Management, participants from Europe, China and Africa discussed synergies among green finance, China’s engagement in...