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  1. Ghana and the EU report VPA progress

    Ghana and the EU have published the third annual report on VPA implementation. It covers the period January to December 2012 and has been produced by the Joint Monitoring and Review Mechanism. Since development of the FLEGT licensing system is underway, the report covers progress made and notes...
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  2. Cameroon and the EU report on VPA progress

    Cameroon and the EU have released two joint reports on progress in implementing the Cameroon-EU VPA. VPA negotiations concluded in October 2010, the agreement was ratified and it entered into force on 1 December 2011. The first report summarises activities and progress in 2010 and 2011. The second...
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  3. Le Programme FAO FLEGT publie un appel à propositions de projets

    Le Programme FAO FLEGT accepte actuellement des propositions de notes succinctes émanant des pays engagés dans le processus APV. Des subventions allant jusqu’à 100 000 EUR sont disponibles par le biais de cet appel à propositions aux institutions gouvernementales, aux organisations du secteur privé...
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  4. El Programa FAO FLEGT convoca a la presentación de notas conceptuales

    El Programa FAO FLEGT ahora acepta notas conceptuales de instituciones gubernamentales, organizaciones del sector privado y de la sociedad civil en los países comprometidos en un AVA . Se pondrán a disposición subvenciones de hasta 100 000 EUR a través de esta convocatoria para apoyar el proceso...
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  5. Cameroon and the EU release 2013 report on VPA progress

    Cameroon and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Cameroon-EU VPA in 2013. Based on the 2013 work plan of the joint implementation committee, the report describes progress made in the timber legality assurance system, legislative reform, domestic timber market policy...
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  6. Scientists call for an end to industrial use of primary forests

    A new science-based coalition – IntAct (International Action for Primary Forests) is calling for an end to the industrial exploitation of earth’s remaining primary forests. The coalition is backed by leading international forest scientists and organisations in the fields of development and human...
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  7. Liberia and the EU review progress in VPA implementation

    Liberia and the European Union held the second meeting of the Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) in Monrovia on 10-12 June 2015. The objective of the meeting was to jointly review implementation of the Liberia-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), take stock of the effects of Ebola on...
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  8. Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) - FGMC 2015 Grants Round

    Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) FGMC 2015 Grants Round This is to announce that DFID is launching another round of grants under the Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) programme. This will be managed by the FGMC Programme Management Support Team (PMST). Around £30 million of...
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  9. New Global Witness site: Putting people in charge of their forests

    Millions of people live in forests and depend on them for everything. Shouldn’t they have a say in how they’re managed? Our new collection of stories from Africa to Latin America shows how putting communities in charge of their forests is having a transformative effect on development and ecosystems...
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