Content with tag forest governance .

FLEGT Week 2015: Governance seminar, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

Latin American forest governance forum set for Quito in September

A forum on forest governance is scheduled for Quito, Ecuador, from 30 September to 3 October 2014.

Forest governance practitioners gather in the UK for a comprehensive short course on best practices

For the fifth year in a row, the Improving Forest Governance course brought together forest governance practitioners from government, civil society and the private sector.

WRI launches a new online forest mapping tool

The World Resources Institute and its partners from across the world launched Global Forest Watch (GFW) on 20 February.

Brief on VPAs and poverty reduction is now available in French and Spanish

A driving feature of the EU FLEGT Action Plan and VPAs is the EU’s strong commitment to poverty reduction.

FLEGT incorporated into regional SFM training in Mekong Region

Twelve forestry officials from Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam took part in APFNet’s Training for DG Level Forestry Officials from the Mekong Region, held in Kunming,...

Côte d’Ivoire VPA roadmap and summary of first negotiations available online

The summary report of the first VPA negotiation session between Côte d’Ivoire and the EU and the VPA roadmap created during the negotiations in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on June 20-21, 2013 are now...

China’s agencies work with private sector on forest governance and industry standards

China’s agencies have been working with enterprises at home and abroad on forest governance and industry standards with technical support from international organisations.

FLEGT and REDD+ projects eligible for financing under EuropeAid call for proposals

A general call for proposals in the Thematic Programme for Environment and sustainable management of natural resources, including energy (ENRTP) has been published online.

Moving forward with forest governance

The latest ETFRN News (Nr. 53) shows the importance of VPAs, REDD+ and other international instruments as drivers to address governance in the forest sector.

The 4th Forest Governance Forum to take place mid September in Kinshasa

The Forum presents an opportunity to catch up on national and international developments and share thoughts and experiences.

Workshop on Strategic Planning for Southeast Asian Forestry

From the 21st to the 23rd of March ASEAN and the FAO organised a strategic planning workshop for Southeast Asian Forestry in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Forest Matters Magazine now available online

The earlier published Forest Matters magazine is now available in an online version.

Policy and Governance Short Course in Da Lat, Vietnam

EFI’s EU FLEGT Asia team was invited to present a paper during a Policy and Governance Short Course held 24-26 November 2011 in Da Lat, Vietnam.

Improving forest peoples tenure rights reduces poverty and improves forest conditions, says new study

While Asia’s rapid growth has lifted millions out of poverty, persistent pockets still remain in areas beyond the embrace of development. Some 450 million people in Asia-Pacific live in and around...

Improving Forest Peoples Tenure Rights Reduces Poverty and Improves Forest Conditions, says New Study

While Asia’s rapid growth has lifted millions out of poverty, persistent pockets still remain in areas beyond the embrace of development.

Transparency International report on forest governance integrity in peninsular Malaysia

Transparency International has published its report on Forest Governance Integrity in Peninsular Malaysia.

Baseline Study Lao PDR Published

As part of FLEGT Asia’s information collection role, a number of forest governance, markets and trade Baseline Studies have been carried out in the region.

Results of Forest Tenure Conference discussed between Indonesia and the US

The results of a conference on Forest Tenure, Governance and Enterprise were discussed during the second meeting of the U.S.-Indonesia Joint Commission under the bilateral Comprehensive Partnership.