The current report outlines the evaluation and revision of the Sabah Timber Legality Assessment System (TLAS) requirements carried out as part of the project managed by WWF Malaysia: Advancing a legal and sustainable global timber trade through the EU FLEGT
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.
L’étude Etudier les problèmes de crédibilité des Accords de Partenariat Volontaire : Examen des initiatives d’observation indépendante et enseignements à en tirer identifie comment la participation de la société civile et des communautés pourrait améliorer l’efficacité et la fiabilité