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Sustainable forests project launched

Environment

Sustainable forests project launched

A project on sustainable forests, jointly implemented by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), has officially launched.

Timber origin issues plague local exporters

Business

Timber origin issues plague local exporters

Made-in-Vietnam timber and wood products have faced obstacles in accessing foreign markets due to stricter foreign laws, which require timber products to be granted Forest Stewardship Council certification, said Hua Duc Nhi, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification proves wood products are from certified sources of origin throughout the supply chain, and guarantees that timber used has been supplied through responsibly harvested and verified sources.