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New voices speak out on forestry, environment and FLEGT 25 January, 2016 A technically aware, environmentally committed new generation in supplier countries is increasingly shaping the development of the EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT VPA) initiative, and other forestry and timber sector legality and sustainability programmes worldwide. Mike Jeffree asked a range of them in VPA signatory countries worldwide about their views, outlook and aspirations. Here are the responses from Indonesia, Ghana and Honduras > read more

On the waterfront 18 August, 2014 Wijma UK is supplying tropical timber for projects both in and beside the water. Sally Spencer reports

Cultivating business 29 November, 2012 Ideas dreamt up on holiday often evaporate on the homeward journey but not so for an Austrian man who put his into establishing teak plantations in Costa Rica. Robin Meade reports

Certification plus 12 November, 2012 Scott Poynton of global not-for-profit organisation The Forest Trust says the tropical timber trade needs to do more to convince consumers of its environmental commitment

Suitable substitutes 12 November, 2012 The timber trade needs to explore the potential of alternative tropical species, and the WWF has produced a new guide to help, reports James Horne of the environmental organisation’s Global Forest & Trade Network

The art of making a market 12 November, 2012 Lumin plywood, says producer Weyerhaeuser, is now a UK construction market staple

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