Honduras seeks to join the EU FLEGT process through a VPA
The minister director of the National Forest Conservation and Development, Protected Areas and Wildlife Institute (ICF) José Trinidad Suazo Bulnes, announced on 17 April his intention to visit Brussels the week of 23 April to advance his country's commitment to establishing a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union.
The full article in Spanish is here. The article ends with this quote from José Trinidad Suazo. "These actions, put into motion by the ICF with support from international cooperation, will allow us to fully realise Honduras's vision of being a productive and employment generating country that uses its natural resources in a sustainable way and reduces environmental vulnerability."
National Forest Conservation and Development, Protected Areas and Wildlife Institute (ICF) website.
Guaimaca, Honduras © Tomi Tuomasjukka, EFI