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FIGHTING FOR ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

FIGHTING FOR ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

Fighting for ecological justice

Tag: SVLK

This document is an in-depth analysis collected and compiled by Kaoem Telapak as input in improving and developing the system on the non-compliance page on the SILK website......
Executive Director of the Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Industry Association (ASMINDO) for the Central Java region, Yana Maya, said that the practice of undername SVLK (Timber Legality Assurance System) hurt marketing in the long term......
As a form of improving timber trade governance, Indonesia has implemented the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) since 2009. Then, the rate of deforestation decreased. However, the credibility of SVLK is facing new challenges. It is because of the practice of undername SVLK......
Illegal logging and timber smuggling may rise once again in Indonesia if the Ministry of Environment and Forestry proposal on log export approved. Kaoem Telapak and Independent Forest Monitoring Network strongly disagree with this proposal since it will obstruct the development of timber industry in the country......
Stopping the Trade in Stolen Timber in Asia Nearly two and a half billion dollars worth of stolen timber is traded between East and Southeast Asian countries every year. China, which consumes wood from some of the countries hardest hit by illegal logging, is considered the world's largest consumer of illegal timber, while Indonesia is the largest tropical supplier. It is clear that if illegal logging is to be carried out effectively, countries in the region must work together.

EIA and Telapak investigations over the past five years have spanned this region and provided unique insights into this trade and the.....