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Moving Forward with Forest Governance (ETFRN NEWS 53)

ETFRN NEWS 53: Moving Forward with Forest Governance It is widely acknowledged that improving forest governance is an important prerequisite for sustainable forest management and reducing deforestation and forest degradation. Making governance work better for people and forests is not an easy task...
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Myanmar - Overview of Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade

Myanmar remains one of the world’s only countries with no prohibitions on log exports. The country provides much coveted teak and other hardwood logs to the region and beyond. Sawn wood, and to a lesser extent finished wood products, contribute a relatively small amount to Myanmar’s total exports...
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Thailand - Overview of Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade

Thailand diverges from neighboring regional Mekong countries, with a decade or more experience of actively pursuing policies to combat domestic illegal logging and internal transportation. The 1989 logging ban, and the rise of grassroots social movements organizing around large-scale plantations...
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FLEGT, VPA, EUTR and their possible impact on the Bolivian timber sector

Dear All, I would like to share with you all an excellent report prepared by Christopher Carden, Robbert Wijers and Paul Zambon on the forest sector in Bolivia, financed by CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Import from developing countries) of The Netherlands (related to the Ministry of Foreign...
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First Class Connections. Log Smuggling, Illegal Logging and Corruption in Mozambique . New Report from EIA.

Mozambique loses a fortune to illegal timber exports Corruption in world’s fourth poorest country aids illegal logging & timber smuggling to China LONDON: Weak forest governance and corruption in Mozambique are facilitating illegal logging and timber smuggling to supply China’s voracious demand...
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Making the Forest Sector Transparent - Annual Transparency Report 2012

Since 2009, Making the Forest Sector Transparent has documented how well governments have met their commitments to improve forest sector governance and transparency. Forests are under severe threat from logging, mining and other industries, yet poor management and corruption facilitate their...
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Améliorer la gouvernance forestière

Les Accords de Partenariat Volontaire sont des outils innovants destinés à l’amélioration de la gouvernance des forêts. Ce rapport examine le contenu des six APV actuels et permet d’identifier les différences et les similarités existant entre ces accords. L’analyse porte sur six questions clés que...
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An Bollen uploaded a new Document 5 April 2013