Responsible Trade: ARTICLES
  1. 2011. How is REDD+ unfolding in southern Africa’s dry forests? A snapshot from Mozambique pdf)
  2. 2010. Still a way to go to rein in illegal loggers globally. (pdf)
  3. 2010. Cameroon axes illegal logging. (pdf)
  4. 2010. Madagascar rosewood, illegal logging and the tropical timber trade (pdf)
  5. 2010. EU, China and the Environmental Challenge in Africa: A case study from timber industry in Gabon. (pdf)
  6. 2009. Gabon Decides to Ban Unprocessed Log Exports in 2010. (pdf)
  7. 2009. Ghana to remove taxes on imported timber products. 30 June 2009. Ghana Business News (pdf)
  8. 2008. Reforming small-scale mining in sub-Saharan Africa: Political and ideological challenges to a Fair Trade gold initiative, by John Childs. Resources Policy, 2008. (pdf)
  9. 2008. Trade Facilitation in Africa: Chalenges and Posible Solutions. By Creck Buyonge and Irina Kireeva. World Customs Journal 2(1):41-54. (pdf)
  10. 2008. UNTAC 2008: Economic Development in Africa Report on Trade Liberalization. Press Release. September 2008. (pdf)
  11. 2008. Effects of log export ban policy and dynamics of global tropical wood markets on the growth of timber industry in Ghana. M. Amoah, G. Becher, and L. Nutto. J. For. Econ. 2008 (pdf)
  12. World Bank to raise $250M for avoided deforestation in tropics (pdf)
  13. Congo guerillas agree to protect rare gorillas (pdf)
  14. Logging roads rapidly expanding in Congo rainforest (pdf)
  15. Congo guerillas threaten to kill rare gorillas (pdf)
  16. Illegal logging threatens Congo's forests, global climate. Rhett A. Butler (pdf)
  17. Congo cancels logging contracts, calls for sustainable forest management (pdf)
  18. Britain invests $100M to protect Congo rainforest (pdf)
  19. Combating Illegal Logging in Africa. (pdf)
  20. African Countries take lead in Illegal Logging. (pdf)
  21. Illegal chain sawn lumber accounts for more than half. (pdf)
  22. Busted: Illegal Logging in Kenya. (pdf)
  23. Police Impound over 10 Tonnes of Timber (pdf)
Asia and the Pacific
  1. 2015. 2015/16 - 2017/18 Service Plan. Ministry Of International Trade And Minister Responsible For The Asia Pacific Strategy And Multiculturalism. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Global Forest & Trade Network Newsletter: Responsible Aisia Forestry & Trade Partnership (RAFT). (pdf)
  3. 2014. Trade In Illegal Timber - The Response In China. (pdf)
  4. 2014. Impact Of New Forest Policies On Collection And Marketing Of Minor Forest Produce In Karnataka, With Special Reference To LAMPS. (pdf)
  5. 2012. The Australian Government’s Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill WTO implications (pdf)
  6. 2011. Situation and prospects for forests and forestry in the APEC region (pdf)
  7. 2011. Global Rattan Trade: Pressure on Forest Resources. Establishing a sustainable production system of Rattan products in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. (pdf)
  8. 2010. A new report - BGA Indonesia Illegal Logging Rerport. (pdf)
  9. 2010. Illegal logging in Indonesia costing U.S. jobs-report. (pdf)
  10. 2009. Modest carbon price could save Borneo forests: study. David Fougarty. Business and Sustainable Development News. 9 June 2009. World Business Council for Sustainable Development (pdf)
  11. 2009. Modest carbon price could save Borneo forests: study 21 August 2009. (pdf)
  12. 2009. China's forest products trade falls nearly 18% (pdf)
  13. 2008. The Carry Trade, Portfolio Diversification, and the Adjustment of the Japanese Yen. By Corinne Winters. Bank of Canada Discussion paper 2008-2. (pdf)
  14. 2008. The Stolen Forests. Inside the Covert War on Illegal Logging. By Raffi Khatchadourian. The New Yorker. p 64-73, 6 Oct 2008 (pdf)
  15. 2008. Environmental aspects in free trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific region. By Astrid F. Carrapatoso. AEJ 6:229-243. (pdf)
  16. 2007. Trade Facilitation beyond the Doha Round of Negotiations. By Yann Duval. Asia-Pacific Reseach and Training Network on Trade. Working Paper Series No. 50. December 2007. (pdf)
  17. 2007. Corruption stains timber trade. Forests destroyed in China's race to feed Global wood-processing Industry. Peter S. Goodman and Peter Finn. Washington Post Foreign Service. 1 April 2007. pg A01
  18. 2007. Chinese demand drives global deforestation. 10 June 2007. Tansa Musa (pdf)
  19. 2007. Shippers in Indonesia fight decree on illegal logging. 21 May 2006. (pdf)
  20. 2007. What constitutes illegal logging? Pacific Economic Bulletin. Vol. 22 Number 1. March 2007. Asia Pacific Press. (pdf)
  21. 2002. China-Indonesia Memorandum of Understanding. December 2002 (pdf)
  22. 2002. Combating Illegal Logging in Russia: Case study of Primorsky Region. Alexey Morozov, Greenpeace Russia. Forest Transparency Workshop. May 2002, Landsdowne, Virginia. (pdf)
  23. Action Plan for the Cooperation in Combating Illegal Logging and the trade in Illegally Logged Timber and Wood Products Between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan and The Ministry of Forests of The Republic of Indonesia. (pdf)
  24. Assessment of Illegal Logging: Russian Far East case study.(pdf)
  25. The Extent and Causes of Illegal Logging: An Analysis of A Major Cause of Tropical Deforestation in Indonesia. (pdf)
  26. Memorandam of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the People's Republic of China Concerning Cooperation in Combating Illegal Trade ofForest Products. (pdf)
  27. Illegal Loggers Threaten Orangutans in Borneo. (pdf)
  28. Illegal Forest Activities in The Asia Pacific RIM (pdf)
  29. Logging threatens Indonesia's biodiversity. (pdf)
  30. Indonesian Official Blames Illegal Loggers for Flood. (pdf)
  31. Exposing Illegal Timber Trade.(pdf)
  32. Logging not to blame for Indonesia flood. (pdf)
  33. Indonesia to fight Illegal Logging. (pdf)
  34. Japan Going Towards Forest Certification.
  35. Vietnam: Wood Industry Short of Raw Material, Sound Policies. (pdf)
  36. Malaysia: Big Win Against Illegal Timber Ops. (pdf)
  37. East Asian Governments Failing on Illegal Logging as Greenpeace Launches Global Paradise Forests Campaign (pdf).
  38. Australian companies join WWF's forest and trade network (pdf)
  39. Bringing down the Axe on Illegal Logging - a Practical Approach (pdf)
  40. Illegal timber logging in Vietnam: Who profits from forest privatization connected with a logging ban? (pdf)
  41. Effort to Fight Illegal Logging Intensifies as China's New Interest In Africa Adds Pressure to World's Tropical Forests (pdf)
  1. 2014. Russia’s Forests In A Global Economy: How Consumption Drives Environmental Change. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Timber Legality Demand-Side Measures And Cameroon Origin Wood Products: Lacey And EU Timber Regulation Enforcement Workshop. (pdf)
  3. 2014. Implementation Of The EU Timber Regulation. (pdf)
  4. 2012. Excluding illegal timber and improving forest governance The European Union’s Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade initiative (pdf)
  5. 2011. Controlling Illegal Logging Implementation of the EU Timber Regulation (pdf)
  6. 2011. Tracking forest products on sale in the UK back to their forest source (pdf)
  7. 2011. Sustainable forest management in Sweden (pdf)
  8. 2010. The EU bans illegal timber and timber products (pdf)
  9. 2010. World Bank, European governments finance illegal timber exports from Madagascar. (pdf)
  10. 2010. EU Bans Illegal Timber. (pdf)
  11. 2009. UNECE Timber Committee Statement on Forest Products Markets in 2009 and 2010 (pdf)
  12. 2008. The Trade and Climate Change Joint Agenda. CEPS Working Document No. 295/June 2008. By. Thomas L. Brewer. (pdf)
  13. 2007. European Customs & Trade Communique. ConnectedThinking. PriceWaterhousecCoopers. Edition 21, December 2007 (pdf)
  14. 2008. Potential for more trade in the commercial services sector in Austria. By J. Worz. August 2008. (pdf).
  15. 2008. Austria's Potential for Trade in Services. By V. Brandicourt, C. Schwellnus, and J Worz. June 2008. RIW Research Report No. 002. (pdf)
  16. 2008. Austria's Competitiveness in Trade in Services. By J.Worz. FIW Research Report No. 003. June 2008. (pdf)
  17. 2008. Kazakhstan and the world economy: An assessment of Kazakhstan's trade policy and pending accession to the WTO. By Brian Hindley. Jan Tumler Policy Essay. Number 1/2008. (pdf)
  18. Britain is largest importer of illegal timber in EU says WWF (pdf)
  19. Illegal timber trade in Europe driving global forest loss and poverty (pdf)
  20. EU Public Consultation on additional options to combat illegal logging and associated trade (pdf)
  21. Partners in Crime: A Greenpeace investigation into Finland's Illegal Timber Trade With Russia. (pdf)
  22. Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) (pdf)
  23. Illegal Logging Cut It Out! The UK's role in the trade in illegal timber and wood products
  24. 2002. FLEGT - Workshop Brussels April 2002. Illegal logging and the global trade in illegally sourced timber; a crime against forests and peoples. (pdf)
  25. 2002. UK-Indonesia Memorandum of Understanding April 2002. (pdf)
  26. Controlling the International Trade In Illegally Logged Timber and Wood Products.(pdf)
  27. Memorandam of Understanding between The Government of The Republic of Indonesia and The Government of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Cooperation to Improve Forest Law Enforcement and Governance and To Combat Illegal Logging and the International Trade in Illegally Logged Timber and Wood Products. (pdf)
  28. UCATT urges contractors to stop illegal logging.(pdf)
  29. Half of Dutch Timber Imports 'Illegal'.
  30. Corporate View On Forest Sector Investments and SFM. (pdf)
Latin America and the Caribbean
  1. 2014. Forest Trends Report Series Forest Trade And Finance. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Lessons Learned From Community Forestry In Latin America And Their Relevance For Redd+. (pdf)
  3. 2013. FAO Statistical Yearbook 2014: Latin America and the Caribbean-Food and Agriculture. (pdf)
  4. 2012. An Introduction to Forest Governance, People and REDD+ in Latin America Obstacles and Opportunities (pdf)
  5. 2011. Local Governance, Anti-Corruption And Redd+ In Latin America And The Caribbean Exploring Synergies To Strengthen Transparency And Accountability (pdf)
  6. 2011. Central America’s first VPA Perspectives on FLEGT in Honduras (pdf)
  7. 2010. Will the Amazon rainforest survive? (pdf)
  8. 2010. Amazon logging industry declines (pdf)
  9. 2010. Peru: Illegal Mahogany Logging Continues in Reserve for Uncontacted Tribes (pdf)
  10. 2010. Illegal Mahogany Logging Threatens Uncontacted Tribes in Peru. (pdf)
  11. 2008. Navigating Amazonia under uncertainty: past present and future environmental governance. By Emily Boyd. Phil Trans R. Soc. B. 363:1911-1916. (pdf)
  12. Global Forest Watch. 2002. Chile´s frontier forests: conserving a global treasure (pdf)
  13. Filippo Del Gatto. Barreras a la Legalidad en el Sector Forestal de Honduras. Remblah-Cospe. (website, english)
  14. Barreras a la Legalidad en el Sector Forestal de Honduras.(pdf) (pdf_english)
  15. Chile's Frontier Forests: Conserving a Global Treasure. (pdf)
  16. Land Use Change in Brazil: Integrating Ecology, Economics and Policy. (pdf)
  17. Illegal Logging and destruction continues in the Amazon. (pdf)
  18. AHEC Mexico / Latin America Market Report. (pdf)
  19. 120 Forest Products Company Gather to Combat Illegal Logging. (pdf)
  20. Brazil closes down illegal timber operation, seizes wood. Rhett A. Butler (pdf)
  21. Preliminary Assessment of Trade in Bigleaf Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) (pdf)
North America
  1. 2014. AF&PA White Paper: Sustainable Forestry And Certification Programs In The United States. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Forest Industry Resources: British Columbia. (pdf)
  3. 2014. GFTN: Better Forests. Better Business. (pdf)
  4. 2012. Logging and the Law How the U.S. Lacey Act Helps Reduce Illegal Logging in the Tropics (pdf)
  5. 2011. U.S. Forest Service International Programs: Illegal Logging (pdf)
  6. 2009. US Forest Products Annual Market Review and Prospects 2005-2009. James Howard, Rebecca Westby. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Lab. (pdf)
  7. 2008. Taxing Cap and Trade Environment Regulation. By Ethan Yale. Journal of Legal Studies. 37:535-550. (pdf)
  8. 2008. The U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Effects After Three Years. CRS Report for Congress. By Dick K. Nanto. 7 Jan 2008. (pdf)
  9. 2008. Implications of carbon cap-and-trade for US voluntary renewable energy markets. By Lori A. Bird, Edward Hold, Ghita L. Carroll. Energy Policy 36:2063-2073. (pdf)
  10. 2008. Consumer and purchasing agent response to terms used to describe forest products from southeast Alaska. By Allen M. Brackley and Valerie Barber. For Prod. J. 58(12):47-52.
  11. 2008.International Cooperation on Trade and Labor Issues. By J. Baumert, K. Johnson, D. Heuschel, and B. Lynch. Cornell University ILR School. Office of Industries Working Paper No. ID-17. 2008. (pdf)
  12. 2008. Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development: Lessons from the Americas. Presentation by Kevin P. Gallager. Working Group on Development and the Environment in the Americas. June 2008.
  13. 2008. Environmental Implicaitons of Trade Liberalization on North American Transport Services: The Case of the Trucking Sector. By Linda Fernandez. Fourth North American Symposium on Assessing the Environmental Effects of Trade. April 2008.
  14. 2008. Building on the Success of Free Trade in Central America. International Trade Update, Department of Commerce. By Pierce Nixon. March 2008. (pdf)
  15. 2008. Adapting to Import Competition: Effects of Low-wage Trade on Commodity Mix in Canadian Manufacturing Plants. By John R. Baldwin and Alla Lileeva. May 2008. (pdf)
  16. 2008. Trade Show – CBAA Set to Surpass All Records / June 16-19, Toronto, Ont. (pdf)
  17. SBA to partner with the U.S.-India business Alliance to promote small business trade. New Release. 18 April 2008. (pdf)
  18. 2008. Freedom from Want: American Liberalism and the Global Economy (pdf)
  19. 2007. Illegal Logging: A Market-Based Analysis of Trafficking in Illegal Timber (pdf)
  20. Do we need a $15 million "Illegal Logging Initiative?" (pdf)
  21. "Illegal" Logging and Global Wood Markets:The Competitive Impacts on the U.S. Wood Products Industry. (October, 2004)(pdf)
  22. "Illegal" Logging and Global Wood Markets:The Competitive Impacts on the U.S. Wood Products Industry. (November, 2004) (pdf)
  1. 2015. Forest Legality Alliance News Letter. (pdf)
  2. 2014. AF & PA: International Trade And Competitiveness. (pdf)
  3. 2014. Service Plan Annual Report 2013 / 2014 -Forestry Innovation Investment. (pdf)
  4. 2014. Timber Development Association (TDA): Understanding The Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation & Timber. (pdf)
  5. 2013. Financial Instruments For Supporting Responsible Forest Investments A Review Of International Experiences (pdf)
  6. 2012. Controlling illegal logging in domestic and international markets by harnessing multi-level governance opportunities (pdf)
  7. 2012. Blood Forests: Post Lacey Act, Why Cohesive Global Governance is Essential to Extinguish the Market for Illegally Harvested Timber (pdf)
  8. 2012. Justice for Forests Improving Criminal Justice Efforts to Combat Illegal Logging (pdf)
  9. 2012. Responsible Investment in the Forest Sector Recommendations for Institutional Investors (pdf)
  10. 2012. Principles of Forest Stewardship (pdf)
  11. 2011. Controlling Illegal Logging Consumer-Country Measures (pdf)
  12. 2011. Social and ethical standards and product labelling schemes (pdf)
  13. 2010. Report reveals dramatic decline in illegal logging in tropical forest nations. (pdf)
  14. 2010. New Global Alliance Formed to Undercut Illegal Logging. (pdf)
  15. 2010. Combating Illegal Logging and Advancing Responsible Trade (pdf)
  16. 2010. Some facts on illegal logging and New Zealand (pdf)
  17. 2010. Illegal Logging and Related Trade. (pdf)
  18. 2010. Enhancing Customs Collaboration to combat he trade in Illegal timber. (pdf)
  19. 2010. Forests, forest governance and timber products trade Scenarios and challenges for Europe and Asia. (pdf)
  20. 2009. Forest carbon market already shows cracks (pdf)
  21. 2009. Forest products markets badly hit by the crisis but use of wood energy on the rise - UNECE/FAO (pdf)
  22. 20085. Illegal timber: Europe's door still wide open. (pdf)
  23. 2009. Trade in forest products and services. FAO. (pdf)
  24. 2009. UNECE/FAO: Forest Products market badly Hit by the Crisis but use of wood energy on the rise. 10 Aug 2009. (pdf)
  25. 2008. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Draft work plant for 2008-20aa for the implementation of the Accra Accord. 31 July 2008. (pdf)
  26. 2008. Trade and the governance of ecosystem services. By Richard B. Norgaard, and Ling Jin. Ecological Economics 66:638-652. 2008. (pdf)
  27. 2008. Towards a sustainably certifiable futures contract for biofuels. By John A. Mathews. Energy Policy 36:1577-1583. 2008. (pdf)
  28. 2008. On the topological properties of the world trade web: A weighted network analysis. By Giorgio Fagiolo, Javier Reyes, and Stefano Schiavo. Physica A 387:3868-3873. (pdf)
  29. 2008. Designing, testing and implementing a trial dryland salinity credit trade scheme. By Jeffery D. Connor et al. Ecological Economics 67: 574-588. (pdf)
  30. 2008. China-U.S. Trade Issues. by Wayne M. Morrison. Cornell Univeristy ILR School. 2008. (pdf)
  31. 2008. The effect of trade between China and the UK on national and global carbon dioxide emissions. By You LI, and C. N. Hewitt. Energy Policy 36:1907-1914. 2008. (pdf)
  32. 2008. Safeguards and Antidumping in Latin American Trade Liberalization. J. Michael Finger, and Julio J. Nogues. Policy Research Working Paper 4680. July 2008. (pdf)
  33. 2008. Protecting the African elephant: A dynamic bioeconomic model of ivory trade. By G. Cornelis van Kooten. Biological Conservation 141:2012-2022. (pdf)
  34. 2008. One Cheer for Global Trade Talks. By Sandra Polaski. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 30 July 2008 (pdf)
  35. 2008. IWPA: Wood Trade Outlook. The Top 4 Areas to Watch in 2008. (pdf)
  36. 2008. E.U. and U.S. Free Trade Agreements in the Middle East and North Africa. By Riad al Khouri. Carnegie Papers, number 8, June 2008. (pdf)
  37. 2008. Compulsion, Craft, or Commodity? Education Services Trade in the Larger Context. By Brandyn L. Payne. Peabody Journal of Education. 83(1):133-153. (pdf)
  38. 2008. Choosing Sensitive Agricultural Products in Trade Negotiations. IFPRI Discussion Paper 00788. by Sebastien Jean, David Laborde, and Will Martin. August 2008. (pdf)
  39. 2008. A Multilevel Analysis of Agricultural Trade and Socioeconomic Inequality in Rural Mozambique. By Julie A. Silva. in The Professional Geographer 60(2):174:189. (pdf)
  40. 2006. International Tropical Timber Agreement, 2006 (pdf)
  41. ICFPA - International Council of Forest and Paper Associations. Statement on Illegal Logging. (pdf)
  42. ICFPA - The forest and paper industry -on its way to sustainability (pdf)
  43. 2002. World Resources Institute USFS and USAID. Promoting Transparency in the Forestry Sector: Best Practices for Detecting Illegal and Destructive Logging. May 31, 2002. (pdf)
  44. 2002. World Resources Institute. Global Forest Watch. 2002. Workshop on Promoting Transparency in the Forest Sector: Best Practices for Detecting Illegal and Destructive Commercial Logging.(pdf)
  45. Corrupt and Illegal Activities in the Forestry Sector: Current Understandings, and Implicaions for World Bank Forest Policy.(pdf)
  46. Deforestaion, the Timber Trade and Illegal Logging.(pdf)
  47. Export Credits: Fuelling Illegal Logging.(pdf)
  48. Developing Forest Stewardship Standards- A Survival Guide.(pdf)
  49. Global Deforestaion, Timber and The Strugle for Sustainability.(pdf)
  50. Law Compliance in the Forestry Sector.(pdf)
  51. Law Technology and the Environment in Natural Resource Management: Forestry and Illegal Logging.(pdf)
  52. Overview of the Commuinty Public Procurement Directives and FLEGT.
  53. Promoting Transparency in the Forestry Sector: Best Practices for Detecting Illegal and Destructive Logging.(pdf)
  54. Using Satellite Imagery to Detect Illegal Logging: GFW's Experience in Cameroon.(pdf)
  55. Strategies to Combat Illegal Logging and Forest Crime. (pdf)
  56. The Forest and Paper industry-on its way to sustainability.(pdf)
  57. WTO Implications of an International Timber licensing Scheme (pdf).
  58. Illegal logging and wood energy: UNECE Timber Committee discusses policy issues of the day.(pdf)
  59. Accident Research Helps Save lives of Loggers.(pdf)
  60. European Forestry Commission, Forest Law Compliance: From Commitments to Practice (pdf)
date revised: 3 January, 2017