ASEAN Regional Knowledge Network for FLEG, FAO, GTZ, World Bank
The forestry sector in Asia and the Pacific is undergoing sweeping and rapid change. Recent years have seen an increase in demand for both wood products and forest-related environmental services. This demand is anticipated to intensify in coming years, bringing with it the potential for greater revenue for forest goods and services. To successfully capture these emerging opportunities, countries will need to demonstrate effective forest law enforcement and governance (FLEG) and instill confidence among buyers that progress is being made in efforts to manage forests sustainably.
The East Asia FLEG process has focused on building up collaboration with ASEAN, a key regional institution. These efforts have met with significant su