The UK has shown a strong response to the problem of illegal logging and related trade. While the UK is one of the most proactive European countries in this area, a shift in product trade means that cooperation with exporting countries such as China would be beneficial.
In Ghana, implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the EU has prompted improved multi-stakeholder dialogue within the forest sector as well as a process of legal reform, which have contributed to reduced illegal logging.
JAKARTA: The clear-cutting of forests to make way for oil palm plantations is driving a wave of illegal logging in Indonesia, fundamentally undermining efforts to bring much-needed reform to the nation’s forestry and timber sectors.
Lao PDR has taken some steps to tackle illegal logging, which is prevalent in the country, but these remain limited to date. Fundamental governance reforms will be needed to improve transparency and accountability in the country’s forest sector.
Session de formation pour renforcer les capacites des communautes locales et autchtones dans les domaines de la gouvernance, la participation et le partage des benefices de l'exploitation forestiere afin qu'ils puissent jouer pleinement leurs roles danes la mise en oeuvre de l'APV en particulier