December 11, 2018

Illegal logging and the illicit timber trade thrive when legal frameworks, rights and benefits are unclear and complex to enforce. Transparency is therefore at the heart of Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) and over the last decade, countries implementing or negotiating a VPA have made 

August 2, 2018

On 14 June 2018 in Tegucigalpa, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and EU Commission Director General Stefano Manservisi initialled the text of the EU-Honduras Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) intended to improve forest governance and put a halt to illegal logg

May 11, 2018

Negotiations around the timber trade deal between Honduras and the European Union show how diverse interests can be reconciled in a divided land. Isolda Arita reports.