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Policy brief: Gaps and potential risks in the implementation in micro and smallsized timber enterprises

In June, 2021, The Center for Rural Development in Central Vietnam (CRD) pubelished a policy brief on “Gaps and potential risks in the implementationof regulations on labour contracts, employee insurance, and occupational safety in micro and smallsized timber enterprises in the context of VPA/FLEGT implementation”, this brief is based on an overview of survey and […]

Report on the survey of consumers about using of timber and timber products

The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT) between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam came into force on June 1, 2019, which is an important milestone in the implementation of sustainable forest management and sustainable development. To implement the commitments of the VPA / FLEGT, the Vietnamese government has […]

Timber Legality Definition in VPA

Legally produced timber means timber products harvested or imported and produced in accordance with legislation of Viet Nam as set out in the Annex II Legality Definition (LD) and other relevant provisions of the VPA and in the case of imported timber with relevant legislation of the country of harvest in line with Annex V of […]