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Louise Truslove uploaded a new Document 17 September 2015

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.

Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 21 July 2015

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.

David Young uploaded a new Document 10 December 2014
Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 10 November 2014

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-

Faith Doherty uploaded a new Document 12 May 2014

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

Valerie de Liedekerke uploaded a new Document 26 March 2014

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.

Darcy Milburn uploaded a new Document 12 November 2013

This 68-page report finds that illegal logging and forest-sector mismanagement resulted in losses to the Indonesian government of more than US$7 billion between 2007 and 2011.

Faith Doherty uploaded a new Document 8 February 2013

Mozambique loses a fortune to illegal timber exports

Corruption in world’s fourth poorest country aids illegal logging & timber smu

Kerstin Canby uploaded a new Document 14 June 2012

Over the past decade in Lao PDR, new regulations and policies related to logging and timber exports have aimed to conserve existing natural forests and promote a shift towards participatory, sustainable forest management.

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