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First West & Central Africa ‘Responsible Trade’ Summit for wood product industry

18th June 2018

Libreville, June 18th 2018. Today, for the first time, representatives of national and regional associations representing the wood product industries across West and Central Africa are convening to examine the shared challenges and opportunities of responsible trade and to build their capacity to respond. The Global Timber Forum’s Summit brings together 80 representatives from 10 […]

GTF LATAM summit boosts regional cooperation

31st January 2018

The first GTF LATAM summit brought together more than 80 associations and industry representatives from all over the Americas. Discussions in plenary and break-out sessions were held over two days. They focussed on competitiveness and access to markets; impacts of new and emerging regulations; regional trade flow data; incentives for forest conservation; efficient traceability systems and independent forest monitoring.

First Latin America summit for wood product industry on responsible trade

28th November 2017

The Latin America Summit marks the first time that representatives of national and regional associations representing the wood product industries across Latin America are convening to examine the shared challenges and opportunities of responsible trade.

New GTF/GIZ report looking into Peruvian associations’ capacities and needs

10th November 2017

The Peruvian forestry sector has suffered a severe setback in recent years. Since the intervention and seizure of significant volumes of illegal timber in 2015 and 2016, and the alerts issued in the countries of destination such as the USA, the demand for wood products from Peru has decreased considerably. Thus, not only timber exporters […]

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LCB participe au comité de pilotage du programme marketing de l'@ATIBT_Asso à l'@AFD_France #Fairandprecious #gestiondurabledesforets

Important thoughts on the focus of #climate action. The level of attention given to forests in financial sector discussions on climate does not seem to match their significance - there is a pressing need for greater constructive engagement with companies linked to #deforestation. https://t.co/Y6D658l4Rk

IWPA is among 150 others calling for negotiations rather than escalation. https://t.co/mRNHE6FKPn

With immediate effect, the Kedah state is revoking logging permits in the massive jungle and suspending the issuance of new ones, says Land, Water and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
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Panel discussion on technology support for law enforcement @INTERPOL_EC #GlobalForestryCrimeConference

Le rôle de la foresterie dans la lutte contre les ODD est bien connu. Engager une industrie mondiale du bois dominée par les PME est indispensable pour soutenir les objectifs du gouvernement #SDGs @FAOAfriqueCent #GFRA

Le Ministre des Forêts du #Gabon,Jacques D. Tsanga ouvrant les travaux de l'atelier #FRA2020"...Je reste persuadé que cet atelier va renforcerles capacités des correspondants pour l’élaboration des rapports sur les forêts mais également dans la gestion durable des ses ressources"

Du 3 au 6 septembre , Libreville abritera l'atelier régional pour l'Afrique sur l'évaluation des ressources forestières mondiales. Objectif: fournir une assistance aux correspondants nationaux sur l'élaboration des rapports pays #FRA2020, événement dirigé par @FAOForestry

The woodworking industry in Russia remained one of the most dynamically growing sectors of the economy. New report out https://t.co/uUCBrQsIBx @whatwood_en

Lessons learned by African countries on the implementation of #AFR100: involve the communities, build capacity, coordinate stakeholders, mobilize through media, promote ownership, provide alternative livelihoods. #GLFNairobi2018 @Afr100_Official