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FLEGT Explained

Illegal logging and associated trade is one of the biggest environmental threats, which the EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan aims to tackle and eradicate. FLEGT – The EU’s Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Action Plan to the problem of illegal logging and associated trade, is one unfamiliar by most. With an incredible potential for the future ...

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FLEGT: More than a trading license

FLEGT is more than a trading license. It reflects a country-wide process committed to sustainably managing forests and the timber they produce, closing the door on illegal logging and its devastating impacts. “FLEGT licence is much more than just a piece of paper attesting to legality. It is a product of painstaking, multi-stakeholder processes and technical systems development”, Chris Beeko. Forest ...

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