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If you have flooring made from taun (a type of hardwood timber) then it may have been illegally sourced from forests in Papua...

1 Aug 2017
China Dialogue
China, China Dialogue, Papua New Guinea, USA, Tenure & land rights, Legality verification & supply chain control, Illegal Logging

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is stepping up support for the legal...

31 Jul 2017
FAO, FLEGT, Laos, Voluntary Partnership Agreements

“The government has concerns and the fact that is does not have the trust of multiple stakeholders is a challenge for the process.

“Every change implies sacrificing the interests of certain...

31 Jul 2017
Su Phyo Win, Myanmar Times
FLEGT, Myanmar (Burma), Su Phyo Win, Myanmar Times, Tenure & land rights, Voluntary Partnership Agreements, Transparency, Illegal Logging

PANGAR, Cameroon, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting in front of his mud house in Pangar, a forest village in Cameroon's East region, Mokuine Anatole sharpens his machete in the early...

26 Jul 2017
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Cameroon, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Tenure & land rights, Illegal forest conversion

A pair of NGOs teamed up with rangers in four parks in Uganda to assess the potential for cutting-edge forest monitoring technology to support protected area management through early detection of...

24 Jul 2017, Uganda, Independent forest monitoring, Forest governance