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timberbiz -14 hours ago

TimberLex portal describes forest laws around the world

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a new online portal providing information on forest-related laws around the world in order to help promote legal forest management, timber production and trade, and contribute to efforts to make forest resource use sustainable. Source: Timberbiz The first such portal of its kind, developed with support from the Japa...

ITTO -2 days ago

ITTO’s Independent Market Monitor renews its website

Yokohama, Japan, 26 July 2021: ITTO’s Independent Market Monitor (IMM) has launched a new website featuring a clean, contemporary design that improves the user experience and increases the accessibility of trade data and market information relevant to Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade voluntary partnership agreements (VPAs) between the European Union (EU) and partner countries....

EFI -3 days ago

Webinar: How has supporting MSMEs improved forest governance and livelihoods?

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) play a critical role in meeting the growing demand for timber products worldwide and can support the fight against illegality by providing a source of legal, traceable timber. Equipping MSMEs with the business management skills, knowledge and competences necessary to comply with regulations generates transformational changes that not only improve legali...

timberbiz -6 days ago

European Commission acknowledges impact of wood industry on climate strategy

The European woodworking industries have been advocating for a long time for an increased recognition of the role of wood-based products to decarbonize key sectors of the economy, such as construction and renovation. Source: Timberbiz The carbon absorbed from the atmosphere is stored in the trees and consequently in the products, and that effect, paired with the substitution of fossil-based and en...

EFI -2 weeks ago

Ending tropical deforestation: Lessons from the EU REDD Facility

To stop and reverse deforestation in tropical countries there must be better land-use governance. With partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the EU REDD Facility develops innovative solutions for meeting sustainable land-use and climate goals. Over 10 years, the EU REDD Facility has supported developing countries to improve land-use governance as part of their efforts to slow, halt and reve...

EFI -2 weeks ago

Ending tropical deforestation: lessons from the EU REDD Facility

To stop and reverse deforestation in tropical countries there must be better land-use governance. With partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the EU REDD Facility develops innovative solutions for meeting sustainable land-use and climate goals. Over 10 years, the EU REDD Facility has supported developing countries to improve land-use governance as part of their efforts to slow, halt and reve...

WRI -2 weeks ago

WRI Introduces New Center for Equitable Development

WRI Introduces New Center for Equitable Development shannon.paton@… Thu, 07/15/2021 - 14:20 WASHINGTON (July 15, 2021) — World Resources Institute is pleased to announce the WRI Center for Equitable Development. This center represents a fresh approach to WRI’s work with governments, the private sector and civil society on issues that matter most to vulnerable communities. The c...

WRI -2 weeks ago

RELEASE: WRI Introduces New Center for Equitable Development

RELEASE: WRI Introduces New Center for Equitable Development shannon.paton@… Thu, 07/15/2021 - 14:20 WASHINGTON (July 15, 2021) — World Resources Institute is pleased to announce the WRI Center for Equitable Development. This center represents a fresh approach to WRI’s work with governments, the private sector and civil society on issues that matter most to vulnerable communiti...

CIFOR -2 weeks ago

Landscape sustainability in Indonesia depends on good governance, study finds

Integrated approaches to land use aim to unite conflicting interests of stakeholders...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Zimbabwe: Youths Must Participate in Climate Change Issues

One of the key climate governance processes in Zimbabwe is the adoption and implementation of the revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)....

timberbiz -4 weeks ago

New regs could deregister charities that break the law

New regulations have been introduced which will expand the types of offences for which charities could be deregistered. The new regulations will empower the Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not for profits Commission (ACNC) to investigate charities engaging in or promoting serious unlawful acts of trespass, vandalism, theft or assault and threatening behaviour. Source: Timberbiz This w...

CBD -2 months ago

Knowledge-based proactive governance must for ecosystems restoration

Participants of a regional webinar on Sunday urged reforms in governance and integrated regional approaches towards identifying the challenges and threats confronting the ecosystems of the region from mountains to the coastal areas and deserts....

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