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Factsheet and briefing on VPAs and SDGs released

The EU FLEGT Facility has released a factsheet and a briefing on Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). VPAs between the EU and timber-exporting countries are among the measures of the EU FLEGT Action Plan, which aims to tackle illegal logging by...
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FLEGT news released

FLEGT news released The latest issue of the EU FLEGT Facility and the FAO FLEGT Programme newsletter has been released in English . Click here to subscribe to our newsletter. This issue of FLEGT news includes the release of the report of the independent evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan, a...
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Addressing the risks of a weak legal framework governing forest conversion in Liberia

Forests converted for agricultural, mining, infrastructure and urban expansion purposes represent more than half of worldwide deforestation. In recent years, forest conversion has increased in West and Central Africa; however, few forestry and land tenure laws have been updated to govern it...
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FLEGT enters a new era with major news on licensing

FLEGT enters a new era with major news on licensing The Presidents of Indonesia, the European Commission and the European Council today confirmed that Indonesia has met the final major requirement of its Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the EU and is on course to become the world’s first...
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