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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...

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...

Strong law enforcement drives responsible timber businesses in Ghana

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a story reporting how law enforcement and continuous checks on operators are transforming business practices in Ghana’s timber sector.

The Republic of the Congo and the EU release 2018 annual report on VPA progress

The Republic of the Congo and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement from January to December 2018.

La République du Congo et l’UE encouragent le redoublement des efforts dans la mise en œuvre de leur APV

La République du Congo et l’Union européenne (UE) ont fait le suivi de la mise en œuvre de leur Accord de Partenariat Volontaire (APV) visant à promouvoir la bonne gouvernance forestière. Les deux...

Call for tender: Facilitateur FLEGT & REDD en Côte d’Ivoire

The European Forest Institute has issued a call for a Facilitateur FLEGT & REDD en Côte d’Ivoire.

Congo, EU renew their 2018 recommendations on forest governance

The Republic of the Congo and the European Union (EU) have taken stock of the implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) aimed at promoting good forest governance. Both parties...

L’UE et le Congo reconduisent leurs recommandations de 2018 sur la gouvernance forestière

La République du Congo et l’Union européenne (UE) ont fait le suivi de la mise en œuvre de leur Accord de Partenariat Volontaire (APV) visant à promouvoir la bonne gouvernance forestière. Les deux...

Ghana, EU launch assessment of Ghana Timber Legality Assurance System

Ghana and the European Union (EU) have launched an independent review of the legality assurance system that is outlined in the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on FLEGT between Ghana and the...

Liberia and EU review VPA progress and challenges

The Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) overseeing the EU-Liberia Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade has met this week in Monrovia to review...

Centrafrique et UE rendent compte des progrès effectués en 2017 dans le cadre de leur APV

La République Centrafricaine (RCA) et l’Union européenne (UE) ont publié leur rapport annuel conjoint sur la mise en œuvre en 2017 de leur Accord de partenariat volontaire (APV).

CAR, EU report on VPA progress in 2017

The Central African Republic (CAR) and the European Union (EU) have released a joint report on progress in implementing their Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2017.

Ghana and Liberia share timber legality lessons with Laos and the Republic of the Congo

In November 2018, a group of visitors from Laos found themselves in a forest in Liberia, learning how the country’s forestry officials track timber through the supply chain.

Cameroon and the EU release 2017 annual report on VPA progress

Cameroon and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2017.

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...

Le Congo et l’Union européenne adoptent les outils de mise en œuvre de leur Accord sur l’exploitation forestière illégale

La République du Congo et l’Union européenne (UE) ont adopté un plan quinquennal pour la mise en œuvre de leur Accord de Partenariat Volontaire (APV) visant à enrayer l'exploitation forestière...