Category Archives: TRADE ISSUES

PICTURES FROM FSC AFRICAN BLACKWOOD HARVEST IN KILWA, TANZANIA

African blackwood and other species harvested from Liwiti and Nainokwe under responsible FSC conditions
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700% EXPANSION OF FSC CERTIFIED FORESTS IN TANZANIA

Forest dependent people stand to gain from increase of FSC forests from 2,420 to 17,151 hectares.
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UK GOVERNMENT DROPS ILLEGAL TIMBER COMMITMENT

Due Diligence legislation will not be backed up by UK law
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EU VOTES BY HUGE MAJORITY FOR BAN ON ILLEGAL TIMBER

MEP's vote 644-25 in favour of 'due diligence' legislation obliging users to check provenance of imported timber
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FIRST BATCH OF FSC-CERTIFIED AFRICAN BLACKWOOD PROCESSED AT TANZANIAN SAWMILL

FSC timber processed into woodwind instrument billets at Sandali Wood Industries, Tanga in June 2010
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EU TO BAN ILLEGAL TIMBER IMPORTS BY 2012

EU equivalent of Lacey Act will oblige companies to carry out "due diligence" on timber imports
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UK COALITION GOVERNMENT PLEDGES TO OUTLAW ILLEGAL TIMBER

Legislation to make the import or possession of illegal timber a criminal offence.
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SOUND & FAIR TO LOBBY WOODWIND INDUSTRY AT MUSIKMESSE

Sound & Fair campaign to presented to the major woodwind instrument manufacturers
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KLICKSI LTD CONFIRMS AFRICAN BLACKWOOD FSC-CERTIFICATION

Klicksi Ltd is the sole distributors of FSC-certified African blackwood worldwide
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EU LACEY ACT TO ILLEGAL WOOD IMPORTS

EU legislation on illegal timber expected in spring 2010
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