News archive 2021

MSMEs important partner to improve forest governance and reducing deforestation and forest degradation

Micro, small and medium-sized timber producers and processors play a critical role in meeting the growing demand for forest products worldwide, as well as making vital contributions to livelihoods...

Webinar to explore how support to MSMEs improves forest governance and livelihoods

In an upcoming webinar, the FAO-EU FLEGT Programme and the European Forest Institute (EFI) will host a discussion on how support to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) can improve forest...

The Republic of the Congo and the EU release 2020 annual report on VPA progress

The Republic of the Congo and the EU release 2020 annual report on VPA progress The 13th Joint Implementation Committee was held on 2-3 June 2021 in Brazzaville by Delegation of the...

La Unión Europea y Honduras acuerdan combatir la tala ilegal y promover el comercio de madera legal

Read in English La Unión Europea y Honduras acuerdan combatir la tala ilegal y promover el comercio de madera legal Honduras y la Unión Europea (UE) firman un acuerdo sobre la aplicación...

EU and Honduras agree deal to combat illegal logging, promote trade in legal timber

Leer en español EU and Honduras agree deal to combat illegal logging, promote trade in legal timber Honduras and the European Union (EU) have reached an agreement on forest law...

Ghana and EU finalise assessment of Ghana Timber Legality Assurance System

Ghana and EU finalise assessment of Ghana Timber Legality Assurance System Ghana and the European Union (EU) have finalised an independent assessment of the legality assurance system described...

Cameroon achieves a new milestone in promoting legal wood

Cameroon achieves a new milestone in promoting legal wood Cameroon has become one of the first African countries to require the use of legal wood and timber in all its public procurement...