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Evaluation and revision of the Sabah TLAS standard and audit checklists

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 action plan. The work has been possible...
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Workshop: Penguatan Pemahaman Para-Pihak terhadap Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu (SVLK)

23 May
From
Jambi, Indonesia
Organised by WWF-Indonesia & Aliansi Pemantau Independen Kehutanan Sumatera (APIKS) Simpul Jambi
Workshop:Penguatan Pemahaman Para-Pihak terhadap Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu (SVLK) To be held in Jambi on May 23, 2013 It is expected that 45 participants from CSO, communities, government, and corporate in Jambi will attend the event.
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Routes of Extinction: The corruption and violence destroying Siamese Rosewood in the Mekong.

China’s furniture craze drives Siam rosewood to extinction May 12, 2014 China’s luxury furniture craze steeped in blood & driving Siam rosewood to extinction BANGKOK : Precious Siamese rosewood has been illegally logged to the brink of extinction in the Mekong region to feed a voracious demand...
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SVLK Flawed: An Independent Evaluation of Indonesia's Timber Legality Certification System

The Study found the following shortcomings: Since its inception the SVLK standard was weakened repeatedly. SVLK certifies operations which are not in compliance with various government regulations. SVLK certifies operations which are not sustainable. SVLK certifies operations which may source...
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Advancing a sustainable Global Timber Trade through the EU FLEGT Action Plan

The 2nd Sabah's FLEGT stakeholder Consultation Meeting was held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah on the 14th-15th January 2013. This consultation meeting was the follow-up session after the Sabah's FLEGT Kick Start Workshop that was held in October 2012. WWF-MY and Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) jointly...
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Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) - FGMC 2015 Grants Round

Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) FGMC 2015 Grants Round This is to announce that DFID is launching another round of grants under the Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) programme. This will be managed by the FGMC Programme Management Support Team (PMST). Around £30 million of...
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3rd FLEGT VPA Stakeholder Consultation in Sabah on Sabah TLAS

27 Feb
From
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Organised by WWF-MY & Sabah Forestry Department
Meeting was organised to: 1) Update the particiapant on the FLEGT-VPA status and the development of Sabah TLAS 2) Discuss the Sabah TLAS document that has been reviewed and commented by Joint Expert Meeting members on the 22nd-25th Janaury 2013 3) Revisit the amendments and corrections made during...
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