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Regular news published by the IMM project about activities and recent market and policy developments

Communicating SVLK’s all-round environmental credentials 

SVLK gives assurance of forestry and timber sustainability – not just legality. That’s the core message of first outputs from a developing national and international promotional programme for the Indonesian environmental certification system.   The campaign is being run by the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) with support from the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and …

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EU’s deforestation-free regulatory proposal raises concerns about impacts on FLEGT VPAs

The ITTO Market Information Service (MIS) has published a commentary on the draft EU law on “deforestation-free” and “forest degradation-free” products, announced by the European Commission (EC) on 17th November last year. This article is an excerpt from the MIS commentary, focussing on implications for FLEGT VPA partner countries, especially on market access for FLEGT-licensed …

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