The conviction and subsequent pardon of 155 Chinese nationals in July for illegal logging in Myanmar threw a spotlight on how massive volumes of timber stolen from the county’s precious frontier forests have been flowing unhindered into China for decades.
This latest assessment of international efforts to improve forest governance and tackle illegal logging is based on studies undertaken in nineteen countries between 2013 and 2014. The findings show a mixed picture. At the national level progress is clearly evident.
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-
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
Laporan 61halaman berjudul menyatakan bahwa penebangan liar dan salah urus sektor kehutanan menyebabkan kerugian pemerintah Indonesia lebih dari US$7 milyar (sekira Rp 70 trilyun) antara 2007 sampai 2011.