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.
APP announced its commitment to an immediate halt to clearing natural forest in Indonesia in a 5 February
The EU FAO FLEGT Programme launched in March a call for proposals opened to local stakeholders - government, civil society organisations and private sector organisations - in VPA countries.
The deadline for application is 30 June 2013.
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.
Some of the FAQs about the new SVLK system being introduced in Indonesia
The workshop aimed to strengthen the understanding by multistakeholders of the TLAS process and development up to now, especially its relevance with the implementation in the Riau Province.
The fourth Joint Expert Meeting between the EU, represented by EFI, and the Government of Malaysia was held in Sabah in late January to advance the technical details of the VPA with Malaysia.
The EU FLEGT Facility is announcing an open tender for a FLEGT facilitator in Vietnam.