Japan’s Timber Legality System: New Directions?

Display Name: 
Hana Heineken
Affiliation: 
Global Witness

This presentation on the Japanese Goho Wood system explains the origins and current applications of the Goho Wood procurement system in Japan. It also discusses, in depth, timber trade flows into Japan, estimates of illegal wood sources, a case study on Japan-Sarawak trade, challenges to implementation of the system, and possible future changes to Goho Wood.