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Major Dutch timber company found guilty of dealing in illegal teak

Dutch company Boogaerdt Hout has been found guilty of violating the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) for placing illegal Burmese teak on the market. The company has two months in which to clear its supply chain of illegal wood. An investigation has revealed a major Dutch timber company placed illegally sourced teak from Myanmar on […]

FFI Project to Maximise Timber Benefits for Myanmar Communities

UK-based Fauna & Flora International (FFI) has launched a project in a bid to enable timber trading communities in Myanmar to reap the economic benefits out of new timber rules, the nature conservation group said. In Myanmar, nearly 120,000 acres of forest are now managed by 745 community groups with 30-year licences under a government […]