When civil society organisations in Indonesia began proposing ways to end illegal logging, they knew they had a mountain to climb. In 2002, some 80 percent of logging there was illegally. Corruption and conflict were widespread. Trust was lacking.
The FAO FLEGT Programme is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in countries engaged in VPAs with the EU.
Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC)
FGMC 2015 Grants Round
This training material can be used to inform about the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), FLEGT and related topics, such as legality, certification, verification, or chain of custody.
The Forest Governance Project at Chatham House is pleased to announce the release of four research papers on the response to illegal logging and related trade in Brazil, Indonesia, Ghana and Lao PDR.