BVRio promotes timber from the Tapajós’ community forestry project

On the banks of the Tapajós River, in Pará, Cooperativa Mista da FLONA Tapajós (COOMFLONA) is a community forestry project that works with sustainable timber extraction in the Amazon. Since 2003, the initiative has been operating in the region and today employs 150 “managers” – as workers in this segment are known. The yearly production[…]

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Licenças FLEGT são emitidas para madeira da Indonesia

A Indonésia é o primeiro país habilitado a emitir licenças FLEGT, depois de um processo que começou em 2007. Esse é um marco importante para a União Europeia na implementação do programa FLEGT e um momento importante para os exportadores de madeireira indonésia e para os importadores europeus. O Plano de ação e as licenças[…]

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Webinar: Using Big Data to Detect Illegality in Tropical Sector with Pedro Moura Costa

A recent study by BVRio Institute (iBVRio) in Brazil found that more than 40% of the forest management operations in the Pará e Mato Grosso states are likely to be involved in severe breaches of the law, including timber theft from conservation areas or indigenous reserves, use of slave labour, and/or laundering of stolen timber[…]