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Integrating TVD Audits into Ghana Wood Tracking System to Improve Legality and Forest Governance
By: Richard Gyimah
Published: May 16, 2017
Countries: Ghana
Topics: FLEGT
Document type: Presentation
Document ID: 3609
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Integrating TVD Audits into Ghana Wood Tracking System to Improve Legality and Forest Governance

Ghana’s Timber Legality Assurance System

Aim:

Provide assurance to the Legality of all Timber exports to International market destinations, especially the EU and also the domestic market

Components of GhLAS:

Legal timber definition

Chain of custody system driven by a Wood Tracking System (WTS)

Verification system

Independent Monitoring

FLEGT License Issuance