The general objective of the Field Testing was to assess the applicability and enforceability of the Legality Definition´s requirements and related verification mechanisms set up in the Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS), ahead of the initialing of the VPA. This was also an opportunity to make concrete recommendations where improvements of the TLAS could be relevant.
The project focuses on promoting and fostering links among higher education institutions and businesses operating in the field of Marketing and Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (MEEB). The project specifically targets four countries: Italy, Spain, England and Romania.
The aim of this project is to foster private and public engagement in forest sector governance and legal forest management in the Mekong Subregion, to support the creation of better opportunities for employment and income for people and communities that rely on forests.
To support the development of long term sustainability solutions of the forest and timber industry in Myanmar, NEPCon was tasked to conduct a legality analysis of the forest sector in Myanmar.
This project aimed to build capacity for stakeholders involved in the conservation of biodiversity in multiple-use forest landscapes in Sabah, Malaysia through different initiatives, such as a capacity assessment and training.
Today, we're releasing the NEPCon Sourcing Hub, the biggest and most detailed collection of forest-related risk assessments that have ever been published.
Your supplier has given you some documents that appear to show that the timber they’re selling to you was legally harvested. But how do you know if the documents are genuine or not?
Meeting the due diligence legality requirements of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) can be a challenge. But there’s help at hand as we’re running some free training courses this autumn. The…