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"
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+.
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
The great potential for synergies between FLEGT and REDD+ has yet to be achieved in practice. This is the conclusion of the ETFRN News “Linking FLEGT and REDD+ to Improve Forest Governance”. publication presents 22 experiences and viewpoints from around the world about the linkages between FLEGT, REDD+ and other international forest management initiatives.
Coordination between REDD+, FLEGT/VPA, and the larger sector policy has not been very effective in Ghana. ynthesis of stakeholder views from a regional meeting on forest governance organised by the FAO ACP FLEGT Support Programme in Accra, Ghana, in October 2012.