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Useful links

Regional

IUCN Programme office for Southern Caucasus
www.iucn.org/caucasus  

WWF Southern Caucasus
www.panda.org/Caucasus  

PROFOR - a multi-donor partnership on forests' conservation 
http://www.profor.info


Georgia

Forestry Department of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources
www.forestry.gov.ge

Vasil Gulisashvili Forest Institute
www.forestinstitute.ge 

Independent monitoring of forests
www.forestgeo.net

World Bank - Georgia
www.worldbank.org/ge


Russia

Federal authorities

Ministry for Agriculture
www.mcx.ru

Federal Forestry Agency
www.rosleshoz.gov.ru

 

Russian national ENPI-FLEG website
fleg.forest.ru

 

Websites of implementing organizations in Russia

The World Bank representative office in Russia
www.worldbank.org/eca/russian/

WWF-Russia
wwf.ru


Ukraine

State Committee of Forestry of Ukraine
dklg.kmu.gov.ua

Ukrainian Forester
www.lesovod.org.ua

Transboundary Programs
www.enpi.org.ua

 


Partner sites

Chatham House
http://www.chathamhouse.org.uk/
Chatham House, formally known as The Royal Institute of International Affairs, is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in London whose mission is to analyse and promote the understanding of major international issues and current affairs.

Forest Europe
http://www.foresteurope.org/
FOREST EUROPE is the pan-European policy process for the sustainable management of the continent’s forests.

European Landowners Organisation
http://www.europeanlandowners.org/
ELO is committed to promoting a sustainable and prosperous countryside and to increasing awareness relating to environmental and agricultural issues. Engaging various stakeholders, ELO develops policy recommendations and programmes of action.

Forest Stewardship Council
http://www.fsc.org/
FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. FSC provides internationally recognized standard-setting, trademark assurance and accreditation services to companies, organizations, and communities interested in responsible forestry.

European Forest Institute
http://www.efi.int/portal/
EFI is an international organisation established by European States. It is the leading institution conducting and advocating forest research and facilitating forest research networking at the pan-European level.

FERN
http://www.fern.org/
FERN is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) created in 1995 to keep track of the European Union’s involvement in forests and coordinate NGO activities at the European level.

Illegal Logging.info
http://www.illegal-logging.info/
The purpose of this site is to provide background information on the key issues in the debate around illegal logging and the trade in illegal timber, together with news stories, information on events, key documents and links to other relevant websites

Forest Trends
http://www.forest-trends.org/
Is an international organisation that aims to expand the role of forests in society

Sustainable Forestry Initiative
http://www.sfiprogram.org/
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) label is a sign you are buying wood and paper products from a responsible source, backed by a rigorous, third-party certification audit.

Forest Protection Portal
http://forests.org/
Provides Vast Forest Protection News, Information Retrieval Tools and Original Analysis

Taiga Rescue Network
http://www.taigarescue.org/
Taiga Rescue Network (TRN) is working to support local struggles and strengthen the cooperation between individuals, NGOs and indigenous peoples and nations concerned with the protection, restoration and sustainable use of the world's boreal forests by means that ensure the integrity of natural processes and dynamics.

Centre for International Forestry Research
http://www.cifor.cgiar.org/
The Center for International Forestry Research is a nonprofit, global facility dedicated to advancing human wellbeing, environmental conservation and equity.

Global Forest Watch
http://www.globalforestwatch.org/english/index.htm
GFW is a worldwide initiative to raise awareness regarding the worlds remaining forests

The Timber Trust
http://www.tft-forests.org/ttap/
TFT helps companies and communities deliver responsible products.

IUCN-Arborvitae
http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/forest/fp_news_events/fp_news_arborvitae/
Arborvitae covers the most important issues currently affecting how forest resources are used and governed.