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EU forest agreement with Vietnam aims for ‘clean’ timber

The European Union has signed a controversial agreement to support Vietnam’s forest governance improvement goals, aimed at ensuring that the timber it imports from the Southeast Asian country is legally sourced. The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) was signed on October 19 in Brussels by Federica Mogherini, the EU high […]