Tag: Responsible Timber

BVRio and FSC Peru host a webinar about COVID19 in the Chinese timber sector

BVRio and FSC Peru host a webinar about COVID19 in the Chinese timber sector

BVRio and FSC Peru are working together to promote certified and legal timber from Peru to the international market. On 19 August, both organizations hosted a webinar for Peruvian timber companies. This was an informative session that included presentations from two Chinese timber companies, who shared their experience in the sector during the COVID19 pandemic.

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Working with small operators to strengthen timber legality in Cameroon

Working with small operators to strengthen timber legality in Cameroon

Cameroon has vast forest resources that provide millions of people with jobs and subsistence products. The forest sector accounts for 8% of the country’s gross domestic product (FAO FRA 2015). Unfortunately, Illegal logging has long been recognised as a significant problem in the country, due to misuse of certain logging permits and lack of effective regulation and law enforcement (Hoare 2015).

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Indonesian forestry sector

Analysis: Indonesian forestry sector

According to the FAO (2015), Indonesia has around 91 million hectares of forested land, which constitutes to 53% of the total land area. Indonesia has three categories of forest land: Conservation Forests, Protection Forests, and Production Forests. More than half of the Indonesian forest area is production forest and 87% is owned by the State.

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New Responsible Timber Exchange platform launched this week

New Responsible Timber Exchange platform launched this week

The new RTX platform was launched this Tuesday 14th of January 2020. The user interface is now simpler, providing sellers with greater ability to demonstrate compliance with timber legality and sustainability requirements, and buyers a quicker way to carry out their own due diligence.

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Due Diligence & Risk Assessment system. What’s new?

Are you buying timber from Brazil? BVRio Due Diligence and Risk Assessment (DDRA) system makes it easy and straightforward for you to trace the supply chain of a timber consignment. We help you reduce your risk of buying illegally traded timber and to comply with EUTR and other timber regulations. We also provide a full consultancy service for our clients. We

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BVRio organises a Sustainable Hardwood Supplying Conference in China

Sustainable Hardwood Supplying Conference & Global Wood Flooring Conference 7 – 9 November 2018, Huzhou, China   BVRio is pleased to invite you to the Sustainable Hardwood Supplying Conference, organised in collaboration with the China Timber & Wood Products Distribution Association (CTWPDA). The conference will be held on November 7at Nanxun Garden New Grand Hotel, in Huzhou, China. The

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BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation announce partnership

BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation announce partnership to expand the Responsible Timber Exchange in Indonesia   29 March 2018 – BVRio, Landscape Indonesia and the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC) establish a partnership based on the mutual intention of pursuing sustainable forest management in Indonesia. Under the terms of the MoU, the three parties

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