Our projects

Our projects are designed to achieve long-lasting impact.

Our projects are carefully designed to foster a better future. To reach enduring results, training and local  engagement are key elements of most NEPCon projects. We review and monitor each project on an on-going basis to ensure that it is well executed and will result in positive outcomes. 

 

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The aim of this project is to develop risk analyses for soy, palm oil and cattle, commodities that are known to be directly associated with forest degradation in developing countries. In addition to the risk analyses, the project will also develop and make available user-friendly tools, so that industry members can strengthen their responsible sourcing of these commodities.
The cornerstones of this project are to raise the livelihoods of marginalised communities and, at the same time, contribute to the stabilisation of greenhouse gas emissions on a global scale.
Lumber stored in an open warehouse.
On behalf of FSC, we are producing risk analyses feeding into FSC's centralised Controlled Wood National Risk Assessments for 53 key timber producer countries.
Vietnamese furniture production site.
This project equipped small and medium sized businesses in Vietnam with know-how to meet EU FLEGT requirements and market demands for legal timber.
The aim of this project is to foster private and public engagement in forest sector governance and legal forest management in the Mekong Subregion, to support the creation of better opportunities for employment and income for people and communities that rely on forests.
Dragonfly
The project focuses on promoting and fostering links among higher education institutions and businesses operating in the field of Marketing and Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (MEEB). The project specifically targets four countries: Italy, Spain, England and Romania.
The project focuses on ‘real life’ forest planning, management and land use operations in six EU member states: Sweden, Ireland, Poland, Spain, Austria and Hungary.
The aim of the project is to strengthening forest management practices of Chinese companies operating in Gabon. This happens through free and completely confidential pre-assessments, which provide the Chinese companies with a gap analysis in connection to legality and FSC certification.
Meeting the due diligence market legality requirements of the EU Timber regulation (EUTR) has been a challenge for timber traders EU-wide. For many, notably small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), it still is. But there’s help at hand in a new EU-funded SME training Project.
Filling the FLEGT Information Gap
This project aims to take the large amounts of forest legality-related information that have been generated by Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) processes as well as other sources, and present it in a format that is easily understood by, and freely available to, those who need it to evaluate risk in timber product supply chains.
This project will tackle the coming Chain of Custody requirements for Filipino companies in the timber industry through capacity building. This will make it possible for the companies to meet timber legality requirements and enable them to export to Europe, Australia and USA.
The focus of this project is on the development of land management and business plans for three designated protected areas in Malaysia, to increase and improve the management of these to make it more sustainable.
Globa forest registry interactive map
The Global Forest Registry is an online tool for responsible timber sourcing: An interactive world map with information on the risk of sourcing unacceptable wood from more than 150 countries. The site is being improved for enhanced user experience and is continuously furnished with data.
Five national risk assessments were developed to evaluate if biomass is produced in accordance to the SBP Sustainable Feedstock Standard. The assessments were carried out in five different countries, namely, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Denmark and Portugal.
This project aimed to build capacity for stakeholders involved in the conservation of biodiversity in multiple-use forest landscapes in Sabah, Malaysia through different initiatives, such as a capacity assessment and training.

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