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Globally, 20 million hectares of rice fields are prone to floods; another 20 million hectares are susceptible to drought. Rice cultivation uses 40% of the world’s freshwater.
The Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has commissioned Preferred by Nature (formerly known as NEPCon) to provide background analyses of timber trade for ten main supplier countries to Vietnam.
Preferred by Nature (formerly known as NEPCon) has been contracted by the European Commission (EC) to carry out a study titled “Study on Certification and Verification Schemes in the Forest Sector and for Wood-based Products”.
The EU Timber Regulation was implemented in 2013, but many companies in the EU are either not aware of the regulation and/or how to comply with it. This project funded by EU LIFE will focus on raising the awareness, offer training in how to comply with the EUTR, collect risk information for the companies to implement in their due diligence…
This project seeks to transform existing Global Ecosphere Retreats® (GER®) principles, evaluation questions and tools into an auditable standard and related tool, which will provide a solid basis for an impartial, practical and auditable evaluation system that helps…
An innovative project towards certification of forest service enterprises has been awarded a 3-year grant by the EU Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation.
In collaboration with the Danish Forest Contractors' Association and the Danish Forestry Extension, NEPCon is launching the project "Contractor Certification - a shortcut to certifying small scale…
A broader inclusion of tropical forests in certification schemes seems more realistic as indigenous and local communities' land ownership rights are becoming recognized.
A new project focusing on innovative ways of providing access to certification for small forest operations in Denmark will soon be launched.
The conservation of marine turtles in northern Cyprus will soon be safeguarded, along with other precious nature of the region. A new project will assist the Turkish Cypriot community in its…