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.

You can download MFCC system standards and related documents from our page here.  MFCC is also slowly building a library of presentations and support resources. These are free and can be used by any interested parties such as Certification Bodies carrying out third party verfication. Please access our documents through the MFCC Resource Centre page.

  • MFCC and Third Party Verification System

    The Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade/European Union Timber Trade Expert Group met in Brussels, Belgium on 19th June 2018 and were updated on a number of issues and developments. Myanmar presented about Myanmar Timber Chain of Custody Processes, and the main actors, included an emphasis on the important role

  • Multi-Stakeholder Coordination Meeting

    Myanmar Forest Certification Committee Chairman, U Shwe Kyaw, opened the meeting, encouraging open and constructive cooperation to help realise the project goals and deliver an operational national forest certification system in Myanmar within the next two years. In its first year, the project has helped to strengthen the MFCC secretariat.

  • Community Forestry Certification in Myanmar

    Fauna and Flora international (FFI) carried out a rapid assessment of the opportunities for community forest holders to obtain independent certification.The FFI Myanmar Community Forestry Programme supported over 60 Forest User Groups.

  • FLEGT-VPA-Myanmar-MFCC

    Myanmar is currently engaged in a negotiation with European Union towards concluding the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade – Voluntary Partnership Agreements (FLEGT – VPA). A preparatory phase was initiated in January 2015. This is being undertaken under the guidance of a FLEGT-VPA Interim Task Force.