Stakeholders explore options for improving legal compliance and enforcement related to forest conversion in Mekong countries
Experts from Cambodia, Laos , Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam with experience in FLEGT, REDD+ and corporate responsibility met to discuss forest conversion and...
Stakeholders from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar/Burma, Thailand and Vietnam met in a workshop in Laos on 8–10 January to discuss the development of academic curriculums on forest governance.
The first joint expert meeting between the Kingdom of Thailand and the EU took place in Bangkok on 13–14 November.
Regional Workshop on Capacity Building Needs to Support Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) in Asia
This workshop will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 16 and 17 October 2013 and will provide an overview of international timber market requirements and the available support programmes in the region.
The Kingdom of Thailand and the EU have officially begun negotiations for a VPA, as confirmed in an announcement on 11 September.
Stakeholders in Thailand are preparing for the launch of formal VPA negotiations between Thailand and the EU.
Thailand will soon begin negotiating a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union.
The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has officially requested the commencement of negotiations of a Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the EU.
The timber flows study was undertaken to provide an understanding of the domestic, imported and exported timber flows in Thailand, and their control through the Royal Forestry Department (RFD) and...
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.
Thailand is working to counter deforestation and has decided to allocate 3 billion baht to regenerate 7 million Rai (1,120,000 Hectares) of forest over the next five years.
FLEGT Asia has published a report compiling timber trade flow maps of China and the Mekong Region.