Huge Speechly has been appointed as FLEGT Facilitator to accelerate the preliminary negotiations on a FLEGT VPA in Myanmar, according to the ITTO.
Dr Marlene Buchy was earlier appointed as Technical Advisor to the Ministry of Forestry.
The EU’s FLEGT Action Plan was established in 2003. It aims to reduce illegal logging by strengthening sustainable and legal forest management, improving governance and promoting trade in legally produced timber.
Source: ITTO/ Edited by Panels & Furniture Asia