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Forest governance and links between FLEGT and REDD+

Experts from the EU REDD and EU FLEGT facilities discussed interactions between the two forest governance processes for the Forest Sector Support Partnership newsletter issued by Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Several developing countries including Vietnam are engaged in both REDD+ preparation, and in negotiation or implementation of a Voluntary Partnership Agreement as part of the EU FLEGT Action Plan. These two initiatives face common challenges and can, if properly designed, support improved forest governance. You can find the full article by van Orshoven et al. here on page 15.