Our projects build capacity, raise awareness, conserve nature and streamline sustainability through innovation
The project strives to support sustainable livelihoods of 6,000 poor and low income rural farmers in the Quang Tri province of Vietnam, and to improve access to affordable and clean energy efficiency solutions for 2,000 households as well as supporting a sustainable forest resource base and mitigating carbon emissions.
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.
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 SME training Project funded by the LIFE Programme under the European Commission. Providing free education, tools and risk data, it will help SMEs make…
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.
We conducted an analysis of existing practices that could be applied to FSC Forest Management certification in order to ensure that the FSC system is accessible to communities.
The Maliau Basin is one of the most pristine areas of tropical rainforest on Borneo, home to endangered species such as orangutans, leopards, pygmy elephants and hornbills. NEPCon has entered into…
The results of the project "Certification of Forest Contractors (CeFCo) in five European countries were unveiled in February 2012. Around 80 forest managers, contractors, and auditors joined…
At an Environmental Finance conference this month, financers signalled strong interest to invest in forest carbon projects.
Small forest operations in Estonia now have easier access to become FSC certified: Pilot testing by the project “Smallholder Certification in Estonia” has proven the viability of a new model for…
On the 13th of October, members of European Network of Forest Entrepreneurs (ENFE) and other stakeholders will meet to discuss certification of ‘green’ forestry services.