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Call for tender: Facilitateur FLEGT & REDD en Côte d’Ivoire

The European Forest Institute has issued a call for a Facilitateur FLEGT & REDD en Côte d’Ivoire.

Exploring synergies between the FLEGT VPA and REDD+ safeguards in Vietnam

  The project explored synergies between processes to develop a FLEGT Voluntary Partner Agreement (VPA) timber legality definition and REDD+ safeguards in Vietnam. The development of a...

Content: Safeguards

Safeguards Safeguards in REDD+ help to address national forest governance shortcomings and mitigate any potential adverse social and environmental effects that could prevent REDD+ from...

Content: Transparency and access to information

Transparency and access to information A lack of information on the management of natural resources and commodity flows is one of the factors driving corruption, illegal activities and...

Content: Effective multistakeholder processes

Effective multistakeholder processes Multistakeholder participatory processes are fundamental to good land-use governance. For complex issues such as natural resource management, where there...

Content: Benefits

Benefits REDD+ can support and benefit from an EU initiative called FLEGT, which stands for forest law enforcement, governance and trade. The EU developed its FLEGT Action Plan in response...

Content: Honduras

Honduras About 40% of the land area of Honduras is covered by forests (approximately 4.5 million hectares), just 10% of which is primary forest. The country has experienced a high rate of...

Content: Laos

Laos According to figures published in the FAO Forest Resources Assessment, Laos has the highest proportion of forest cover in South-East Asia (81%). The country’s forests make an important...

Content: Guyana

Guyana Guyana has one of the highest proportions of forest cover in the world and a low deforestation rate. Over 80% of Guyana’s land area is covered by forests (approximately 1.6 million...

Content: Vietnam

Vietnam Vietnam has approximately 15 million hectares of forested land, nearly half of Vietnam’s total land area. Since 1992, Vietnam's ambitious afforestation programmes have returned the...

Content: Indonesia

Indonesia Indonesia has over 90 million hectares of forest, equivalent to almost 50% of the country´s land area. It ranks third amongst all countries in terms of total area of tropical forest...

Content: Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo About 65% of the Republic of the Congo is covered in dense rainforest. It has a large area of forest (approximately 22 million hectares) and a low historical rate of...

Content: Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire Between 1960 and 2017, Côte d'Ivoire's forest cover fell from 12 million hectares to less than 3 million hectares as agriculture, and cocoa production in particular, expanded....

Content: DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo   DRC is one of the world’s largest rainforest nations with around 150 million hectares of forest, equivalent to almost 70% of the country’s land...

FLEGT and REDD+ linkages

Presentation given during the First REDD+ Projects Coordination Meeting, 5-6 July 2011 in Brussels

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ID VPA Nego to KL FLEGT-REDD Meeting

This presentation was given during the FLEGT- REDD Seminar, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 16 - 18 November 2011.

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