The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing on the Chinese Timber Legality Verification System (CTLVS) and associated policies that China is developing to combat illegal logging and trade in illegal timber.
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.
This 20 minute interview with Clare Brogan from theIDLgroup discusses her experience of working within the Ghana Forestry Commission and the negotiations for the Voluntary Partnership Agreement under the EU Forest Law and Environmental Governance and Trade (FLEGT) initiative.
GIZ invites applications for the position of Component Leader for the component "Support to the Lao-EU FLEGT process" of the programme "Protection and Sustainable Use of Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity", located in Vientiane, Laos: