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WHAT IS VPA ?

The Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade in Timber and Related Products (VPA-FLEGT) is a regulatory framework applicable to the forest sector in the producing country.

WHY VPA FLEGT?

In view of the negative consequences of illegal exploitation of forests, including environmental degradation, significant loss of public financial resources, weakening of the living conditions of indigenous peoples and populations .

WHY VPA ?

In view of the negative consequences of illegal logging, including environmental degradation, the loss of significant public financial resources, the weakening of the living conditions of indigenous peoples and riparian populations, the European Union has undertaken to put in place an ambitious action plan to counter illegal logging and the resulting trade …Read more..Read More

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     The legality of timber placed on the market is based on compliance with the texts of national laws and regulations and duly ratified international legal instruments whose application is necessary to guarantee the viability of forest management by the producing and/or exporting company, its suppliers and subcontractors, on behalf of the forest owner (the State, the commune, a private owner or a community).

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