This report is created by JPIK an Independent Forest Monitoring Network in Indonesia .
Proceedings of the Regional Conference on "Experiences from the VPA process in West and Central Africa" held in Accra from 23 - 25 October 2012
EIA report Appetite for Destruction (released 29.11.12) exposes China as the world's number one buyer of illegal timber and a major exporter of deforestation around the world. This is the English version.
The proposed case study is the programme “Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT)” a EU-led global initiative to fight illegal logging in developing countries.
Myanmar remains one of the world’s only countries with no prohibitions on log exports. The country provides much coveted teak and other hardwood logs to the region and beyond.
Thailand diverges from neighboring regional Mekong countries, with a decade or more experience of actively pursuing policies to combat domestic illegal logging and internal transportation.