Subsidy or incentive?
Photo: A. Sarre
The detailed analysis of subsidies affecting the tropical forest sector requires a well-thought-out framework
Where is procurement heading?
Photo: H. Rubin/ITTO
Governments and importers are busy devising and implementing policies for timber purchasing. They should coordinate their efforts
Timber on the high seas
ITTO and partners are investigating ways to reduce illegality in the transportation of timber
What next for Asia-Pacific?
An FAO study has been launched to help understand the changes taking place in the Asia-Pacific forestry sector and the options available for the future
Developing a sustainable trade
An ITTO project in the Brazilian Amazon succeeded in its aim of increasing trade in sustainably produced timber, but it could have done better
Building the capacity for SFM
An ITTO project has initiated a process to provide more information and training on sustainable forest management in the Peruvian Amazon
How to handle a hotspot
Photo: L. Benites
An ITTO project has initiated processes for the conservation and sustainable development of a transboundary conservation area on the border between Bolivia and Peru
Out on a limb
The SFM conundrum
How well do mangroves planted on ex-agricultural land in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta survive and grow?
On the conference circuit
Reports on the TFD scoping dialogue on poverty reduction through commercial forestry, the informal meeting of the WTO Trade Negotiations Committee, application of Forest Law Enforcement in the Amazon, and the CITES Bigleaf Mahogany Working Group meeting
New books and reports
Topical and tropical
News from ITTO's Tropical Timber Market Report
Short training courses for professionals in forestry and related disciplines
A comprehensive listing of coming conferences relevant to sustainable tropical forest management