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Field Legality Advisory Group (FLAG)
Field Legality Advisory Group (FLAG) is a non-governmental organisation
based in Cameroon. The founders all formerly worked with REM. FLAG was
established in 2012 as a result of a long term strategy implemented by
REM to handover Independent Monitoring projects to civil society organisations
in the region.
FLAG wants to see in the next decade an African society in which principles of good governance are applied in the promotion and exploitation of forest resources so that countries have the means to ensure the sustainability of their social, economic and ecological development.
FLAG promotes the principles of good governance in the forestry sector, in particular respect for the law (legality) and transparency. Therefore, in tropical Africa, moist and dense, FLAG
The work of FLAG is facing two main areas: egality and transparency.
Thereby FLAG has two objectives:
• National CSOs involved in the forest sector and forest governance:
Areas of intervention
In the short term:
Approach to work
• FLAG establishes free and fair relationships with its partners;
• Observation of forest governance (OGF) in DRC
Reports on forest infractions
Reports on forest illegalities produced by FLAG's partner CAGDF (Republic of Congo) and OGF (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Reports on forest illegalities produced by FLAG's partner OGF (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Please click here to access FLAG's website.
With support from the European Union (EU) and the Food and Agriculture organization of the united nations (FAO) - EU FAO ACP programme
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