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  1. Visitors from the Dominican Republic

    Visitors from the Dominican Republic During last week the Regional Autonomous Corporation of Risaralda was visited by representatives of the Ministry of Environment of the Dominican Republic, who were intended to learn from the experiences of the entity on Forest Management Plans, the process of...
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  2. Meeting With SGS Signature

    Meeting With SGS Signature On August 22 Positioning Project representatives of Forest Governance in Colombia (which is funded by the European Union), accompanied by the Director-Colombia FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) José Luis Rengifo, held a meeting with members of the firm SGS, expert in...
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  3. Talks begin on support for legal timber harvesting in Ecuador

    Traducción al español más abajo / Spanish translation below) Quito, Ecuador, 30 th October 2012 — representatives from throughout the timber sector in Ecuador met with European Union (EU) delegates last month, to discuss implementation of an action plan that aims to ensure that only legally...
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  4. Team meets to develop EU forestry project in South America

    (Traducción al español más abajo / Spanish translation below) Quito, Ecuador, November 2012 – Delegates from WWF Colombia, IUCN South America, and TRAFFIC met this November to develop implementation plans for an EU-funded forestry project in South America. The “ Supporting the implementation of the...
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  5. Online radio programme on FLEGT in South America

    (Spanish translation below) Ambiente Global , an online radio programme from the IUCN and the Colombian National Natural Parks, presented a special piece about the EU FLEGT initiative implemented in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru by TRAFFIC South America, WWF Colombia and the IUCN. This piece...
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  6. TRAFFIC scoping study on illegal timber trade in South America

    (traducción en español más abajo) Quito, Ecuador, 25 th February 2013—TRAFFIC is to carry out a scoping study into the timber trade in four countries in South America—Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. The study “Analysis of trends in the timber market and perspectives for its link with the EU...
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  7. Making the Forest Sector Transparent Press Release 7 February 2013

    Promised forest sector reforms failing to materialise, study finds Lack of public access to information remains a major obstacle to saving rainforests 7 February 2013 Commitments to improve public access to information over how forests are managed in developing countries are not being met, said...
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  8. EU FAO FLEGT - Call for proposals - VPA countries

    Dear members, The EU FAO FLEGT Programme, a four year initiative funded by the EU and implemented by FAO, recently launched its call for proposals for VPA countries . The call is for government agencies, civil society organisations and private sector organisations from the following countries:...
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  9. Implementation of the Pact for Legal Timber and Forest Governance in Colombia / MINAMBIENTE AND CARDER SIGN AGREEMENT FOR OVER 499 MILLION PESOS

    Bogota , March 22, 2013. - The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and CARDER , as an entity that represents the project positioning of forest governance in Colombia , today signed an agreement for $ 499,479,843 in Bogota The agreement aims to work together to develop actions...
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