In focus Timber legality


Event Coverage - 28 Jun 2019
Peter Akong Minang says Africa lagging behind on product certification
Feature - 10 Sep 2018
The unsustainable industry contributes to one of the world’s highest rates of sexual and domestic violence

News - 14 Aug 2018
In Central Africa, public procurement can boost demand for legal wood
A bid for mandatory sourcing of legal timber in calls for tenders across the region
Analysis - 20 Jun 2018
What if Cameroonian consumers wanted legal timber?
Demand for legal timber is still low in Cameroon, but this might change in the coming years
Feature - 6 Mar 2018
In a Central Java town, local wood enterprises carve a niche in the global market
With sustainability certification, small businesses are finding better opportunities abroad
Feature - 6 Dec 2017
Working with wood: The women of Jepara
Gendered labor and creativity converge in the workshops of Central Java
News - 2 Oct 2017
Getting a good price on good wood
Study finds success with certified timber to be a matter of management
Analysis - 20 Jul 2017
Advancing equity and inclusiveness in forest management and certification
Decision-making mechanisms solely based on externally-determined rules could make meaningful involvement of women and marginalized groups difficult
Event Coverage - 18 Jul 2017
FLEGT in Indonesia: Golden child or guinea pig?
National policy dialogue puts focus on the EU timber license’s challenges and opportunities for small businesses
Photo Essay - 12 Jul 2017
Helping Indonesian craftsmen go global, sustainably
Mechanisms to ensure wood is legally sourced are essential to conserve forests, and can also help small businesses expand exports, thereby increasing incomes