The current report outlines the evaluation and revision of the Sabah Timber Legality Assessment System (TLAS) requirements carried out as part of the project managed by WWF Malaysia: Advancing a legal and sustainable global timber trade through the EU FLEGT
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.
The workshop aimed to raise awareness among the social and indigenous groups on forest governance and the High Conservation Values (HCV) concept in the forestry sector. It also served as a platform for social NGOs and community-based organisations to share their opinions.
In Indonesia, implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the EU has contributed to a decline in illegal logging but some more intractable problems have yet to be effectively addressed, including high levels of corruption and a lack of understanding of, and control over, the small-