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Liberia and the EU release 2014 report on VPA progress

Liberia and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2014. The report describes progress made with the timber legality assurance system, legislative reform, domestic market, institutional improvements, stakeholder engagement,...
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How FLEGT is making a difference case study

Watch how the University of Wolverhampton, Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) and its partners CIEDD and MEFP in Central African Republic, media and parliamentarians leveraged the opportunities provided by the FLEGT VPA in the Central African Republic to promote integration of...
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NEW: Training material on the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT

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. It was created as a training of trainers to inform small and medium sized enterprises about the requirements of the EUTR...
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Evaluating the EU FLEGT Action Plan

In July 2014 the European Commission launched an external evaluation of the implementation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan: the team of consultants is due to start its work in December 2014 and will submit a final report by October 2015. The evaluation is an opportunity to reflect with key stakeholders...
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EU FLEGT Facility news released

The July and August 2014 issue of the EU FLEGT Facility newsletter has been released in English , French and Spanish . Click here to subscribe to our bimonthly newsletter. This issue of the EU FLEGT Facility newsletter includes the latest VPA news from Africa, Asia and Latin America, reports from...
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New Community Forest Decree in DRC - RFUK Briefing

LONDON: Wednesday, 17th September 2014 Dear colleague, The DRC is at a cross-roads. The passing of the long-awaited community forest decree, ongoing land reform initiatives, land-use zoning/planning and the development of very large-scale REDD projects, are all likely to have an important impact on...
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Joe Eisen posted Information 19 September 2014

New Community Forest Decree in DRC - RFUK Briefing

LONDON: Wednesday, 17th September 2014 Dear colleague, The DRC is at a cross-roads. The passing of the long-awaited community forest decree, ongoing land reform initiatives, land-use zoning/planning and the development of very large-scale REDD projects, are all likely to have an important impact on...
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Joe Eisen posted Information 19 September 2014

Malaysia and EU advance VPA process

On 20 and 21 May 2014, Malaysia and the EU continued their VPA negotiations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the 11th Technical Working Group session, making progress in technical and political aspects. The meeting was preceded by the sixth joint experts meeting (JEM) on 15–16 May where both sides...
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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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EU FAO FLEGT Programme calls for concept notes from VPA countries

EU FAO FLEGT Programme is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in countries engaged in VPAs. Grants of up to €100 000 are channeled through the Programme to support the ongoing VPA process in the targeted country. The selection of...
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El Programa UE FAO FLEGT publica un nuevo estudio sobre las enseñanzas aprendidas del proceso AVA (Acuerdo Voluntario de Asociación)

En 2013 se cumplieron los diez primeros años desde la aprobación del Plan de acción sobre Aplicación de las Leyes, Gobernanza y Comercio Forestales (FLEGT, por sus siglas en inglés). Esta fue una oportunidad para reflexionar sobre lo que ha funcionado bien (y sobre lo que ha funcionado menos bien)...
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ETFRN News 55: Linking FLEGT and REDD+ to Improve Forest Governance

Unlocking the potential for synergies between FLEGT and REDD+ An inventory of experiences from around the world The great potential for synergies between FLEGT and REDD+ has yet to be achieved in practice. This is the conclusion of the recently published ETFRN News “Linking FLEGT and REDD+ to...
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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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