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  1. EU FAO FLEGT Programme calls for project proposals from countries not engaged in VPAs - Deadline 21 April 2014

    EU FAO FLEGT Programme is now accepting project proposals from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in eligible timber-producing countries not already engaged in Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs). Grants of up to €100 000 are channeled through the Programme...
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  2. Proforest and the EU REDD Facility publish briefings on FLEGT and REDD+ in English, French and Spanish

    FLEGT and REDD+ are two innovative approaches to better forest governance worldwide. FLEGT can support successful REDD+ implementation by promoting improved forest governance and law enforcement, addressing some of the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation and establishing strong and...
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  3. Global PFD Meeting 2015

    During the third Global PFD meeting in March 2015, the capacity4dev.eu team spoke to several members of the PFD about their work and the challenges they face. In the following video we share extracts from these interviews: Lucy Garrido from Cotidiano Mujer in Uruguay talks about gender issues in...
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  4. Fishing communities netting their future and protecting natural habitats in Nicaragua

    Recently published on the Europa website, the new story reviews the EcoPesca project in in Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador. The project works to preserve the Gulf of Fonseca's marine biodiversity and improve living conditions of 46 coastal marine communities. It has created a strategy for the...
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  5. Booklet on “International Developments in Trade in Legal Timber”. Now available in French and Spanish.

    The United States, the European Union and Australia are large producers and consumers of timber and timber products. In recent years these consumer countries have taken steps to combat trade in illegally harvested timber and timber products more effectively. These include encouraging retailer...
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