https://flegt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/VPA-Honduras.jpg 542 810 Albert Garduno https://flegt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/logo-flegtorg.png Albert Garduno2021-02-26 08:52:002022-01-21 16:04:11EU and Honduras agree deal to combat illegal logging, promote trade in legal timber
Honduras and the European Union (EU) have reached an agreement on forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber products. The agreement will ensure that all Honduran timber and timber products imported in the EU are legally sourced and licensed.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is exacting a devastating toll on wood-based micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
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The European Commission has launched public consultations on the functioning of the EU Timber Regulation and the FLEGT Regulation, and the deforestation impact of products placed on the EU market.
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Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are a vehicle for development and generate almost half of jobs in the formal forest sector globally. They are key to local economies, generating significant livelihood and employment opportunities. Yet the recent economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the vulnerability of MSMEs to sudden market developments.
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The EU FLEGT Facility has published a story describing how farmers in Thailand are starting to reap the benefits from international timber trade talks between Thailand and the European Union.
https://flegt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Felled-tree-cameroon-Ollivier-Girard-CIFOR.jpg 534 800 Albert Garduno https://flegt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/logo-flegtorg.png Albert Garduno2020-03-10 16:09:002022-01-21 16:16:54Evidence of VPA impacts: findings from Cameroon, Ghana and Indonesia
A study conducted in Cameroon, Ghana and Indonesia, three countries at different stages of implementation of Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs), signed within the framework of the EU’s Action Plan on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade, showed that the VPA process contributed to significant improvements in various dimensions assessed.