Working Paper 03/2010: Corruption in logging licenses and concessions

Filed under - Forestry

Working paper published 1 March 2010
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Corruption is one of the main drivers of illegal logging. It runs through the whole timber production and marketing chain. Corruption in logging is fuelled by a range of factors,1 such as the lack of institutional capacity to monitor and enforce existing legal and policy frameworks, low transparency and accountability, and overall weak governance.

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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Forestry   

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