Woodworking and Furniture
Representatives of the EBA Woodworking and Furniture Committee joined the meeting of two sub-groups of the Working group on reforming approaches to the forest resources management under the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
The participants discussed the reforming of the forest industry and improving of the timber market. We agreed to go through and give comments to the developed materials by the World Bank FLEG experts and projects by the State Forest Resources Agency –The Draft Order of sale of unprocessed timber and the Draft Law that foresees strengthening the responsibility for the illegal forest harvesting.
The EBA experts are preparing their proposals and comments to the above-mentioned documents.