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Timber industry faces challenges in the voluntary partnership agreement process in forest governance

The lack of transparency and accountability together with the issues of corruption, an overwhelming wood demand and land rights are still posing challenges for the timber industry’s Voluntary Partnership Agreement in forest governance, said U Kyaw Zwar, director of the Forest Department. He made the remarks during a workshop on July 25.

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  • English
Topics Forest policy and administration
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  • Myanmar
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Author (individual) Su Phyo Win
Keywords FLEGT,VPA
Date uploaded February 4, 2020, 07:30 (UTC)
Date modified May 5, 2021, 08:35 (UTC)