News from Thailand
Stakeholder Mapping Workshop held in Thailand
A workshop to present the study "Forestry Stakeholder Mapping in Thailand", undertaken with the support of EFI's EU FLEGT Asia regional funding, took place on the 23rd of July in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
The study was carried out in the context of the Royal Thai Government's preparations for possible Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) negotiations with the EU.
The workshop was co-organised by the Royal Forest Department and the Forest and People Research Centre of Chiang Mai University. The event was attended by 103 participants from government agencies, private sector, civil society, universities and international organizations. Several members of the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs, Justice and Human Rights of the House of Representatives, the Parliament of Thailand also participated. The workshop summary can be found here.