Category: Publications

Practical guide to conducting due diligence of tropical timber products: Brazil

The objective of this practical guide is to summarise the main documents that need to be collected, and how to interpret them, in order to conduct due diligence of timber consignments to be imported from Brazil into the US and European markets. It also provides a summary of the main risks associated with timber legality that the due diligence must address, for Brazil.

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Practical guide to conducting due diligence of tropical timber products: Ghana

The objective of this practical guide is to summarise the main documents that need to be collected, and how to interpret them, in order to conduct due diligence of timber consignments to be imported from Ghana into the US and European markets. It also provides a summary of the main risks associated with timber legality that the due diligence must address, for Ghana.

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Practical guide to conducting due diligence of tropical timber products: Brazil & Ghana

The objective of this practical guide is to summarise the main documents that need to be collected, and how to interpret them, in order to conduct due diligence of timber consignments to be imported from different countries into the US and European markets. It also provides a summary of the main risks associated with timber legality that the due diligence must address, for Brazil and Ghana.

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Assessing Compliance with the Forest Code: A Practical Guide (Chinese)

This guide is intended to help Chinese buyers of Brazilian forestry and agricultural commodities to verify compliance with the Brazilian Forest Code in their supply chains. By requiring law enforcement from its suppliers, Chinese buyers will be able to demonstrate that their products derive from sustainable agricultural sources and do not contribute, for example, to illegal deforestation in Brazil.

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Zero deforestation: A commitment to change

ETFRN News 58 — published by the European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) — shares experiences and considers ways to improve the effectiveness of zero deforestation commitments through public-private collaboration and other models.

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