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STTC Conference identifies increasing recognition of wider benefits of FLEGT

Speaking at the November 2020 Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC) Conference, Iwan Kurniawan of The Borneo Initiative recommended greater collaboration and synergy between FSC and the EU FLEGT programme in Indonesia to streamline auditing and improve the economics of certified sustainable forest management. “The current average annual cost of auditing separately for FSC and SVLK …

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Engage SMEs in responsible timber trade initiatives, urges Global Timber Forum

National and international efforts to ensure a legal and sustainable global timber trade, including the EU FLEGT initiative, should engage more with micro and small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs). That’s the conclusion of a briefing paper from the Global Timber Forum (GTF) – Enhancing the Development of a Responsible SME Forest Products Sector: Recommendations and Call to …

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