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COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on Myanmar’s wood-based micro and small businesses

COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on Myanmar’s wood-based micro and small businesses The COVID-19 pandemic is exacting a devastating toll on wood-based micro, small and medium enterprises...

Supporting forest- and timber-based MSMEs in the Mekong region to operate legally and sustainably

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are a vehicle for development and generate almost half of jobs in the formal forest sector globally. They are key to local economies, generating...

Trees give small farmers in Thailand access to loans

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a story describing how farmers in Thailand are starting to reap the benefits from international timber trade talks between Thailand and the European Union.

Old wood becomes a source of legal timber in Thailand

Reclaimed timber is contributing to Thailand’s local economy and becoming an important livelihoods source. Timber from old houses that have come to the end of their lifecycle are being bought by...

Briefing note provides new insights on small and micro-sized entities in the Mekong forestry sector

Little is known about the small and micro-sized entities (SmEs) engaged in the forestry sector in the Mekong region, their characteristics, the number and gender of people involved in the...

Responsible trade in tropical timber: exporting and importing countries explain the actions they are taking

Representatives from tropical timber exporting and importing countries discussed responsible trade in timber at a session during the Asia-Pacific Forestry Week in Incheon, Korea on 19 June 2019.

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand The European Forest Institute has issued a call National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand. The objective of...

VPAs and SMEs in Mekong countries – new website and discussion group

VPAs and SMEs in Mekong countries – new website and discussion group The EU FLEGT Facility has launched a web page and online forum focused on small and informal forest...

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam The European Forest Institute has issued a call National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam. The objective of this...