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  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flo...

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  • ‘More Valuable than Gold’: Thailand’s Fight to Save the Siamese Rosewood

    Dalbergia cochinchinensis, otherwise known as Thailand Rosewood or Siamese Rosewood, is an ancient hardwood found in the countries of the Mekong region, namely Thailand, Cambodi...

  • Overdue Diligence: Teak Exports from Myanmar in Breach of European Union Rules

    Following an investigation into the placement of Burmese teak from Myanmar onto the European Union (EU) market, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has submitted legal ...

  • Myanmar Timber Legality Assurance System (MTLAS) Gap Analysis Project: Final ...

    This report outlines the results of the Myanmar Timber Legality Assurance System (MTLAS) gap analysis exercise. It documents the existing MTLAS and describes some of the gaps ob...

  • Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation in Seima Protection Fore...

    The Seima Protection Forest (SPF) covers 292,690 ha. It is located in eastern Cambodia, mainly in Mondulkiri Province with a small area extending into Kratie Province. The REDD ...

  • The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) Process in Central and West Africa:...

    The present study is intended to document and foster strategic reflection in partner countries already engaged in negotiating a VPA – or those who will be entering into such neg...

  • Making Forestry Fairer: A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organisations Tak...

    This guide is designed to help civil society organisations (CSOs) understand the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) negotiation process, explore ways to make the most of th...

  • EU and Thailand hold 2nd negotiation on legal timber trade agreement

    Thailand and the European Union (EU) have held their second round of negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLE...

  • At the Supply Edge: Thailand’s Forest Policies, Plantation Sector, and Commod...

    This study on Thailand’s forestry sector was commissioned by CIFOR and Forest Trends as part of a wider effort to address an information gap regarding Asia’s forestry and planta...

  • Illegal Logging Has Become More Violent Than Ever

    National Geographic article under Wildlife Watch, concerning illegal logging in Cambodia

  • Illegal Logging and Related Trade – Indicators of the Assessment Findings: Th...

    This summarizes Thailand 2013 Assessment Findings. More than half of Thailand’s wood demand is met by imports, and of these 20% is estimated to have been illegally sourced. Howe...

  • Efficacy of Removing Natural Forests from Timber Production as a Strategy for...

    Several countries of the Asia-Pacific region have imposed total or partial logging bans (or similar restrictions on timber harvesting) in response to the rapid decline of natura...

  • International Protection for Siam Rosewood Begins

    As international UN trade restrictions on endangered Siam rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) came into effect (June 12, 2013), the London-based Environmental Investigation Age...

  • Good Day for Rosewoods as Species Get More Protection

    September 29 has proved to be a major day for forests as 183 countries at the CITES 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) agreed to boost protection for dalbergia rosewoods. Th...

  • Red Alert: How Fraudulent Siamese Rosewood Exports from Laos and Cambodia are...

    The 2013 listing of Siamese rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis spp) on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has failed to protect ...

  • Consideration of Proposals for Amendment of Appendices I and II

    Siamese rosewood had been listed as “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature since 1998. At its 16th meeting (CoP16, Bangkok 2013), the Conference of t...

  • Myanmar Forest Information and Data (2011 Update)

    According to the U.N. FAO, 48.3% or about 31,773,000 ha of Myanmar is forested, according to FAO. Of this 10.0% ( 3,192,000 ) is classified as primary forest, the most biodivers...

  • Timber Trade Country Profile - Myanmar

    According to the FAO (2015) Myanmar has around 29.0 million hectares of forested land, which constitutes to 44.2% of the total land area. Around 28.1 million hectares are primar...

  • Navigating the Border: An Analysis of the China-Myanmar Timber Trade

    In addition to socio-economic pressures, the combination of insufficient regulation in China and political instability in northern Myanmar has exacted a high ecological price. T...

  • Timber Trade and Wood Flow–Study – Myanmar

    The current study on wood demand and supply, and forest industries in the Union of Myanmar is a part of the Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management in Remote Greater Meko...

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