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TA to the implementation of the FLEGT program & Voluntary Partnership Agreement in Congo (CONGO FLEGT)


Congo Brazzaville, European Commission. 2013-2016.


This TA contract aims at assisting the development of a system for tracking wood and forestry products in the Republic of the Congo and supporting the implementation of the FLEGT facility.


Main specific objectives are in particular:


  • To support the institutional implementation of the voluntary partnership agreement at national level, in order to allow the issuing of FLEGT export licenses.
  • To support for monitor the finalisation of the national legality verification system (LVS),   currently under development,   and   its   operational implementation. The LVS includes: a) 'Legality' component (inspection procedures and new regulations to be applied) and b) 'Traceability' component (production data to be declared by forestry companies using national software and inspection procedures to be applied). A training programme is included for all stakeholders
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