Promoting the sustainable management of the world’s forests

Promoting the sustainable management of the world’s forests

The EU and Guyana have concluded negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The new agreement will give EU-based timber buyers assurance that timber products from Guyana are legal. It will help improve forest governance, tackle illegal logging and promote trade in verified legal timber products.
The EU and Honduras have concluded negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) and are initialling the Agreement. This is the first step towards the formal signature and its subsequent implementation. The agreement will help improve forest governance, address illegal logging and promote trade in verified legal timber products. This is the first agreement of its kind between the EU and any country in Latin America.
La protection et à la valorisation du capital environnemental unique de la RDC, en préservant l'intégrité du Complexe de la Garamba comme bien Public mondial, et en augmentant les retombées économiques positives pour les populations environnantes
This 5-year project aims to strengthen the voices of non-state actors (NSA), including civil society, Indigenous Peoples and local community groups, to improve forest governance, sustainable forest management and the contribution of forests to development of Mekong countries. The project recognizes that for forests to be sustained, forest landscape governance must be based on principles of inclusivity, requiring effective NSA participation.
This 5-year project aims to strengthen the voices of non-state actors (NSA), including civil society, Indigenous Peoples and local community groups, to improve forest governance, sustainable forest management and the contribution of forests to development of Mekong countries. The project recognizes that for forests to be sustained, forest landscape governance must be based on principles of inclusivity, requiring effective NSA participation.
This 5-year project aims to strengthen the voices of non-state actors (NSA), including civil society, Indigenous Peoples and local community groups, to improve forest governance, sustainable forest management and the contribution of forests to development of Mekong countries. The project recognizes that for forests to be sustained, forest landscape governance must be based on principles of inclusivity, requiring effective NSA participation.
Life is no longer the same for the inhabitants close to the Natural National Park Macuira in the north of la Guajira. Hope for a better future has been revitalized through the Sustainable Local Development programme financed by the European Union and implemented by the Colombian Ministry of Environment and National Parks.
The overall objective of the project is to enable improved resilience of remote ethnic upland communities, in particular women, to the impact of climate variability and change, and contribute to the achievement of Millennium Development Goals 1, 3 and 7.
From Local models to national framework - Developing innovative models of sustainable financing for protected areas in Laos.
The project aims to contribute to the sustainability and dynamism of the forest sector.

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