MFCC News and Articles

This section contains MFCC news, Press Releases, and general updates and articles of interest and relevance to MFCC, timber legality and sustainable forest management (SFM) issues in Myanmar.

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  • Fourth MFCC Meeting

    Fourth MFCC Meeting Date: 29th November 2019 Venue: Director General Office, Gyogone Forest Compound Fourth MFCC meeting has been held at the Director-General Office, Gyogone Forest Compound, including the MFCC members as well as the staff from the MFCC-PEFC Project has been attended. Different stakeholders and members from FD, MTE,

  • MFCC participation in PEFC Forest Certification Week 2019

    Location : Würzburg, Germany 11-15 November 2019 PEFC Forest Certification Week is the one time in the year when the entire PEFC family and members meet to discuss the key issues and opportunities facing the organization. The Chairman and Secretary of the MFCC together with the MFCC-PEFC project CEO attended

  • Meeting with European Commission International Relations Officer

    MFCC meeting with European Commission International Relations Officer Date:  8 November 2019 Place: MD Office, MTE, Yangon, MYANMAR MFCC members’ discussed with Mrs Dorte PARDO LOPEZ (International Relations Officer – FLEGT – EU Timber Regulation, Directorate-General for the Environment) and Mrs Delphine Brissonneau (Programme Manager – Delegation of the European

  • Preliminary Assessment to private plantation for MFCS

    Preliminary Assessment to private plantation area for MFCS Date:  7 and 8 October 2019 Place: Phyo Sithu Private Plantation (Pegu Region, Pyay District, Phauk Khaung Township) MFCC visited and met with representatives of Phyo Sithu private plantation & Trading co.,ltd. And also access demonstration sites which is Taung Na Win

  • MFCC’s third Technical Working Group Meeting

    MFCC’s third Technical Working Group Meeting Date: 1st October 2019 Venue: MFCC Secretariat Office Technical Working Group meeting held at MFCC office and all the head of MFCC including members from FD, MTE, NGO, CSO and private sector discussed and proposed about the current scope of SFM for the natural

  • Knowledge sharing session to Yangon Journalism School

    Knowledge sharing session to Yangon Journalism School about Timber Legality by MFCC Secretary U Barber Cho Date : 27th August 2019 Location : Yangon Journalism School, Yangon, Myanmar. MFCC Secretary U Baber Cho shared some general knowledge session about Myanmar Timber Legality and MTLAS System to the Yangon Journalism School.

  • MTLAS Principle 1 to 4, Forest Operation Training to SGS

    Date : 15 AUGUST 2019 Venue : Gangaw District, Magway Region. MFCC has given MTLAS principle 1 to 4, Forest Operation training to SGS at Gangaw. The objective of this field training is to share experiences, understanding, skill and knowledge to auditors-conducting Forest Certification, Forest Operation and Legal Verification Audit.

  • Third MFCC Meeting

    Third MFCC Meeting Date : 18th July 2019 Venue : Director General Office, Gyogone Forest Compound MFCC arranged third internal meeting last week and all the head of MFCC including Chairman – U Khin Maung Yi – (Permanent Secretary of MONREC – Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation) and

  • MFCC Participation in PEFC Accreditation Body training, Seoul, Korea

    This AB training is organized by Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and Korea Forestry Promotion Institute (KoFPI) in Forest Vision Center, Seoul, Korea on 24-25 June 2019. Accreditation Bodies, National Governing Bodies from the Asia-Pacific countries participated in this training. 38 participants joined this AB training. The

  • MFCC Delegations in Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW, Incheon Korea 2019)

    Delegates from the Myanmar Forest Certification Committee (MFCC), comprising MFCC Secretary, CEO and Technical Officer of MFCC-PEFC project has attended the Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW 2019) in Incheon, Korea. The APFW (2019) and the 28thsession of the Asia Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) were jointly organized and hosted by the Korea