Recognising the importance of markets to sustainable forest management, this document provides guidance to timber buyers on the steps that they can take to responsibly purchase Papua New Guinean export timber. Log exports have been a major foreign exchange earner for PNG, but weak enforcement of forest laws means that the forest estate is mostly not managed sustainably, placing the future of this industry in doubt.
Summary for business entities: Vietnam’s timber exports to Japan during 2018–2021 with a focus on products made using imported high-risk species and Vietnam’s plantation timber supply chain: good practices to promote legal and sustainable timber product
Viet Nam's Timber Exports to Japan: Analysis of Products Made Using Imported High-Risk Species during 2018‒2021
Viet Nam's Plantation Timber Supply Chain: Good Practices to Promote Trade of Legal and Sustainable Timber Products
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IGES NDC Database
Forests, Timber Sources and Supply Chains of Myanmar: Opportunities and Constraints to Ensure Legal Origin of Timber