Timber Legality Tag

Timber buyers can now visit a new webpage to learn about the business benefits of trading in FLEGT-licensed timber and the social, environmental and economic benefits that such trade brings to producer countries. The EU FLEGT Facility created the page — www.timberbuyers.flegtlicence.org — to inform traders, specifiers, architects and retailers,...

The World Resources Institute (WRI) will host the second Washington Forest Legality Week, October 23-25, with the support and cooperation of the U.S. Forest Service. Washington Forest Legality Week is intended to enable dialogue and inspire action and partnerships to more effectively implement and monitor timber...

On Thursday 8th and Friday 9th November 2018, Chatham House headquarters in London will host the 28th Global Forum on Forest Governance. The annual two-day event, previously known as the Illegal Logging Update & Stakeholder Consultation Meeting, will include sessions on conflict timber, the latest isotope technology to...

The Independent Market Monitoring (IMM) has now published its second newsletter, which is available for download here. The current edition’s Country Focus is on Ghana, updating on the progress of VPA implementation, the outcome of its test shipments of “FLEGT-licensed” timber and recent trends in EU-Ghana tropical timber trade. The newsletter also features...