A series of workshops on FLEGT-VPA and artisanal logging where held in different territories of the Province Orientale in DR Congo The main aim of these trainings was to raise awareness about the process of negotiation of FLEGT-VPA in DR Congo among local actors.
Less than 10% of the actors involved in the forestry sector have knowledge about the FLEGT-VPA negotiating process between DR Congo and the European Union, while 90% said they have no inform
A training on FLEGT-VPA and artisanal logging for local actors was held from 2 to 4 September 2014in Kisangani, Provinc e Orientale, DR Congo, as part of the project "FLEGT-VPA: exploitation and legal timber trade everybody's business"
the linkages and potential interactions between forest-related initiatives, in particular REDD+ and FLEGT and other supply and demand side approaches at country level, the European Tropical Forest Research
n (Yaounde, 22-24 October 2014) it was discussed how this trade can be effectively addressed within FLEGT VPAs.
ssion (EC) has commissioned a broad evaluation of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, that was published in 2003.
ganised the seminar "Bridging local and global interests: Integration of domestic timber markets in FLEGT/VPAs and REDD+"to discuss how to address domestic timber trade and timber-dependent livelihoods eff discuss the relevance of these for the further development of forest governance programmes such as FLEGT and REDD+.
Tropenbos International, in cooperation with the Guyana Forestry Commission, EU FAO FLEGT programme, EFI FLEGT Facility, IUCN, The Forestry Training Centre of Guyana, Iwokrama Foundation an
In Western Africa, FLEGT-VPA and REDD+ have become main drivers for reforms in forest governance and land-use, with both pro Both FLEGT-VAP and REDD+ processes are designed through extensive consultations with all stakeholders involved