Millions of people live in forests and depend on them for everything. Shouldn’t they have a say in how they’re managed?
In July 2014 the European Commission launched an external evaluation of the implementation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan: the team of consultants is due to start its work in December 2014 and will submit a final report by October 2015.
In response to the widespread illegal logging that is going on in Africa, the European Commission has
introduced FLEGT, the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Action Plan, to provide a set of