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Tracing the safeguards against illegal logging in Vietnam

An agreement on legally sourced timber imports from Vietnam to the European Union that was finally signed in October is now being held up against the reality on the ground in the Southeast Asian country. The EU’s Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan with Vietnam comes at a time when the timber industry there […]