Framework for Assessing Legality of Forestry Operations, Timber Processing, and Trade

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WWF’s Global Forest & Trade Network and TRAFFIC have developed The Common Framework for Assessing Legality of Forestry Operations, Timber Processing and Trade - also known as the Common Legality Framework. Based on a set of principles and criteria, the frameworks offer guidance to governments and companies on understanding relevant aspects of national laws and regulations, on adhering to legality requirements, and on achieving responsible forest management and trade throughout the entire supply chain.

Legality frameworks are available for the following countries:

Brazil

Cameroon

Central African Republic

China

Democratic Republic of Congo

Republic of Congo

Gabon

India

Indonesia

Lao PDR

Malaysia

Myanmar

Vietnam