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Talks begin on support for legal timber harvesting in Ecuador

Traducción al español más abajo / Spanish translation below) Quito, Ecuador, 30 th October 2012 — representatives from throughout the timber sector in Ecuador met with European Union (EU) delegates last month, to discuss implementation of an action plan that aims to ensure that only legally...
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Team meets to develop EU forestry project in South America

(Traducción al español más abajo / Spanish translation below) Quito, Ecuador, November 2012 – Delegates from WWF Colombia, IUCN South America, and TRAFFIC met this November to develop implementation plans for an EU-funded forestry project in South America. The “ Supporting the implementation of the...
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Online radio programme on FLEGT in South America

(Spanish translation below) Ambiente Global , an online radio programme from the IUCN and the Colombian National Natural Parks, presented a special piece about the EU FLEGT initiative implemented in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru by TRAFFIC South America, WWF Colombia and the IUCN. This piece...
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UICN-Sur publication “Conservación Ahora” released

*** Version en español más abajo *** The publication "Conservación Ahora" from UICN-Sur, IUCN's Regional Office for South America, has just been released. It contains experts' articles about topics such as illegal timber trade & forest governance, climate change, biodiversity and other...
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Colombia works on its Forest Control and Monitoring System

(Version en español mas abajo) Cali, August 21st 2013 - The Environmental Regional Autonomous Authority of Risaralda (CARDER), World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and TRAFFIC are organizing since yesterday the Forest Control and Monitoring System workshop in Colombia, on the International Center for Tropical...
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Taller "Demanda para la Madera Legal en los Mercados Globales"

Belén, Brasil, setiembre 2013 - Representantes de los principales compradores de madera del mundo, se reunieron hoy, miércoles, en el marco de la 1ª Feria de la Madera de la Amazonia para hablar de las exigencias de la legalidad en el mercado global. En agenda organizada por el World Resources...
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Certified Areas of Guadua: more efforts in forest legality

From November 26 th to 27 th, a monitoring of certified areas of Guadua by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) was held. As positive, was rated the surveillance audit process by the auditing firm GFA, that took place at the certified farms: Núcleo Forestal de Guadua la Esmeralda and Yarima Guadua...
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