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Saga of issuance of timber legality licenses in Ghana (2)

Samuel Abu Jinapor

Ever since, Ghana’s forestry sector stakeholders learnt about the fitness check the European Union (EU) conducted in 2020 on the Forest Law Environment Governance Trade (FLEGT) system in Ghana, an uneasy calm seems to have settled on the sector. Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor This unease is, perhaps, as a result of the findings and conclusions ...

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Why Ghana will miss December 2020 target to issue Timber Legality Licenses

Ghana timber

Contrary to stakeholders’ high expectations in Ghana’s forestry sector, the scheduled issuance of the country’s first Forest Law Environment Governance Trade (FLEGT) licences or Timber Legality Licences in December 2020 will not happen. This is because the country’s state of readiness for the licenses to be issued is incomplete. Ghana originally signed its VPA (Voluntary Partnership Agreement) in 2009 and ...

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