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Guardians of the forests? 10 years of EU innovation in forest governance worldwide, achievements so far and challenges ahead.

09 Oct
From
Brussels, Belgium
Organised by Yannik Jadot, Fiona Hall and FERN
**Exploring a decade of achievements and challenges in the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) programme** **** ** llegal logging costs developing countries US$15 billion in lost revenues each year (World Bank), and has helped to fund national and regional conflicts. In March...
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Piloting Community Forest Monitoring in two forest reserves in Ashanti Region of Ghana through capacity building and field implementation

Between July, 2013 and July, 2014 the National Forestry Forum-Ghana in Partnership with WWF implemented the project dubbed "facilitating multi stakeholder dialogue on illegal logging and VPA in Ghana. The project buoilt the capacity of stakeholders in 30 communities in 10 forestry districts in...
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FLEGT Week 2015: Governance seminar, the Report

Governance: How has the EU FLEGT Action Plan influenced governance? Tuesday 17 March, from 14:30 to 18:00 Highlights For some stakeholders FLEGT, through the VPAs, has gone beyond the initial expectations. Although participation of civil society organisations and communities is usually quite...
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Rethinking Liberia’s Forests: Implementing the New Vision

06 Oct
From to
Liberia
Organised by Forestry Development Authority, Global Witness, NGO Coalition, Rights & Resources Group
The conference aim is *to develop a shared vision for Liberia’s forests and people and to create practical plans to implement this vision*. The past two years have seen a shift in the discourse of Liberia’s forest sector, and the conference is a timely, strategic opportunity to bring about profound...
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