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Ulrich Malessa posted Information 15 March 2017

FSC is offering a free course that takes you through the what, how and why of the FSC controlled wood standard. FSC's controlled wood requirements are used (estimation by FSC) covering a market volume of 110 billion USD per year.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 7 April 2017

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. 

Arnold Jacques de Dixmude posted Information 2 May 2017

A new €6.25m project, funded by the European Union and managed by the Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT, University of Wolverhampton), was launched in Kinshasa, DRC, on Wednesday 26th April 2017.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 12 May 2017

On 11 May 2017, the EU and Vietnam formally concluded their negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), by initialling the document.

Russell Goffe-Wood posted Information 20 June 2017

Today the Centre for International Development Training (CIDT), University of Wolverhampton launches a set of training materials to support forest monitors around the world. You can view the materials at: http://cidt.org.uk/ifm-training. 

David Young posted Information 20 June 2017

The Government of Liberia through the Forestry Development Authority (Implementing Agency) has received a grant from the International Development Association (IDA) acting as administrator of the Liberia Single Donor Forest Landscape Trust Fund (financed by the Government of Norway) in the amount

David Young posted Information 20 June 2017

The Government of Liberia through the Forestry Development Authority (Implementing Agency) has received a grant from the International Development Association (IDA) acting as administrator of the Liberia Single Donor Forest Landscape Trust Fund (financed by the Government of Norway) in the amount

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 20 June 2017

On 21-23 June, the European Commission welcomes in Brussels stakeholders from around the world to discuss the way forward on tropical deforestation and illegal logging.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 21 June 2017

The major threat to tropical forests today comes not from loggers but from large-scale forest clearance to meet rising demand for agricultural commodities.

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 21 June 2017

ClientEarth's latest issue of EUTR News (March – May 2017) provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), from March to May 2017. 

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