The USA has continued to tackle the problem of illegal logging and related trade, with high-profile enforcement cases raising awareness of the issue. To further tackle the issue, the government...
Controlling Illegal Logging: Consumer-Country Measures
Summary and analysis of the range of measures taken by consumer countries to control imports of illegal timber - including:
- The EU's FLEGT voluntary partnership agreements (VPAs);
- Other bilateral agreements, including free trade agreements;
- The US Lacey Act;
- The EU's FLEGT due diligence regulation;
- Public procurement policies.
Assessing illegal logging
Chatham House is assessing the scale and effectiveness of the response to illegal logging and the related trade around the world. Full details of this work, including analysis and data, will be available online soon.