Strengthening Voices for Better Choices (SVBC) was a global forest governance project that ran from February 2005 to July 2009. Financed mainly by the European Union, SVBC aimed to test and promote improved forest governance arrangements that engender sustainable and equitable forest conservation and management. The project worked across three continents, focusing on six countries: Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Vietnam.
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Building Multi-Stakeholder Coalitions in Central and West Africa and China for the Negotiation and Implementation of Nationally Defined and Innovative Actions in Support of FLEGT/VPAs was a global project that ran from January 2007 to February 2010. Financed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), it aimed to catalyze and reinforce informed multi-stakeholder negotiation and implementation of nationally defined and innovative priority actions that support FLEGT/VPAs. The project worked at the local, sub-national and national levels in five prominent producer countries (Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Gabon) and China.
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Chatham House Dialogues
Between 2007 and 2010, IUCN took part in the process of opening up a dialogue on China’s role and responsibilities concerning illegal logging and associated trade through a series of multi-stakeholder meetings in China, carried out in partnership with the United Kingdom's Royal Institute for International Affairs (better known as Chatham House) and Forest Trends.
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