Stakeholders find solutions for a more efficient forestry sector in Armenia
A new report by FLEG II outlines recommendations for improving Armenia’s legislation and institutional structure related to forest management.
FLEG II Publishes Second Edition of the Textbook for Forestry Students of Russia
This textbook Law Enforcement and Governance in Forest Use, Protection and Renewal was prepared by the World Bank consultants with advisory inputs from faculty members of top higher education providers, practitioners and employers in the forestry sector.
FLEG II Releases New Educational Guide for School Teachers
New Educational Guide for School Teachers “Forest and Forestry” provides content and instructions for school lessons in forests
FLEG Sums up the Results of its Educational Activities in Russia
Education has been one of key priorities of FLEG in Russia. The development of sustainable forest management is impossible without strengthening human potential.
Ukrainian Timber Export Ban: to be or not to be?
The proposal of the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the Ukraine – EU summit in Brussels in November 2016 sparked a massive discussion in the Ukrainian society. He suggested that Ukraine lifts the 10-year ban on the export of unprocessed timber in exchange for getting EU tranche of 600 million euros. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised to lift the ban.
New Growth Rings of Forest Policies in European Union's Eastern Neighborhood
Brussels, Belgium – The EU-funded Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II Program had a final meeting before its completion in early 2017. The participants suggested ways to ensure that the Program’s results are long-term.
A New System to Assess Forest Resources in Belarus
FLEG II developed a more efficient evaluation system in line with the newly approved Forest Code
From Saint Petersburg to Bonn: How Georgian Forest Landscapes can be Restored
A newly released report assessed the forest landscape restoration perspectives in Georgia
Minister Baghirov endorses continuation of FLEG II activities in Azerbaijan
The FLEG II Program made its final appearance during the 7th Azerbaijan International Environmental Exhibition Caspian Ecology (AIEECE) held on November 16-18 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
At final meeting in Azerbaijan, stakeholders appraise FLEG II outcomes and urge to continue efforts
November 25, Gusari city, Azerbaijan – The FLEG II Program put together direct beneficiaries, 35 representatives of state forestry enterprises, educational and forestry experts, National Program Advisory Committee (NPAC) members, local municipalities, NGOs, academia, media, FLEG II national consultants and implementing organizations in the final stakeholders’ meeting in Gusari city. In a friendly and warm environment, the participants discussed major points of FLEG II successful 6-year journey in Azerbaijan and urged to continue the key activities in the future.