FLEGT is an effective measure to address the problem of illegal logging and trade. It promotes sustainable forest governance and ensures the livelihoods of communities that are relying on forests. Center for Education and Development
It is planned that by the end of 2015, Vietnam will have entered a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the EU on the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade plan (FLEGT), a tool designed to combat the trade in illegal timber. If your business trades in timber, you will need to be aware of the […]
Illegal logging is the harvesting, processing, transporting, buying or selling of timber in contravention of national and international laws. It has a devastating impact on some of the world’s most valuable remaining forests, and on the people who live in them and rely on the resources that forests provide. Vietnam imports a large volume of […]
On Wednesday the 9th July 2014, a workshop on communication training and capacity building to provide information on Forestry Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade-Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT-VPA) for media agencies was conducted at the Green Park Hotel in Hanoi.