Indonesia booked a 114 percent increase in sales of timber product exports to the European Union during the first quarter of the year, following the introduction of a self-made certification system to help the country comply with international regulations.
Lao PDR has taken some steps to tackle illegal logging, which is prevalent in the country, but these remain limited to date. Fundamental governance reforms will be needed to improve transparency and accountability in the country’s forest sector.
L’étude Etudier les problèmes de crédibilité des Accords de Partenariat Volontaire : Examen des initiatives d’observation indépendante et enseignements à en tirer identifie comment la participation de la société civile et des communautés pourrait améliorer l’efficacité et la fiabilité
The Sabah’s FLEGT Kick Start Workshop and Consultation was conducted at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah on 8 October 2012.This workshop was jointly organized by the Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) and WWF-Malaysia, with funding from the EC.