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  • TIMBER PRODUCERS BUILD CAPACITY TO MEET VPA STANDARDS

    March 15, 2018, by , Posted in Blog,Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Published on 11th December, 2017. The depth of knowledge, among Small and Medium Scale Forest Enterprise (SMFEs), on how to harvest and process timber products for trading on the international market, without any impediment is phenomenal. The SMFEs now have a deeper understanding of the forest governance system, and are building the skills, the knowledge and the technical know-how on the rules ...

  • Workshop for Timber Operators End in Kumasi

    March 9, 2018, by , Posted in Blog,Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Published on 28th of November, 2017 From Kinsley E. Hope, Kumasi A workshop for timber operators for effective compliance of Forest Law Enforcement, Governance/Voluntary Partnership Agreement and Trade (FLEGT/ VPA), on the theme “Empowering Small Medium Forest Enterprises” (SMFEs) ended on Friday in Kumasi. The 15months project which took off in September 2016 to December 2017 was aimed at building the confidence of ...

  • SFMP-Ghana Initiative on Off-Reserve Logging Project Ends with Significant Achievements

    March 9, 2018, by , Posted in Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    What if local communities become fully aware of their rights in timber allocations and logging operations in off-reserve forests? These include trees of commercial values on farmlands and fallow lands, which are mostly nurtured and managed by community members, and contribute significantly to the country’s timber industry. What if compensation negotiation processes are streamlined so the contentions cease, resulting in mutual ...

  • Lack of formalised processes for compensation negotiations

    March 9, 2018, by , Posted in Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Ama Kudom-Agyemang 22 August 2016 A member of the SFMP explaining a point during house to house interactions to collate baseline information at Akyem Subi in the Kade Forest District The days when active involvement of community members and farmers in the lumber business was dismissed as irrelevant, are long gone. Current forest management practices and global instruments introduced to streamline activities within the ...

  • INTERNAL WOOD TRACKING SYSTEM (SOFTWARE)

    September 4, 2013, by , Posted in Uncategorized, 0 Comment

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