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The EU FLEGT VPA initiative is ultimately aimed at delivering legally assured timber and wood products to the European market, but, while EU buyers wait for that, supplier countries signed up to it say it's achieving far more besides. Mike Jeffree reports.

The EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement initiative has had a mixed press in the UK and wider EU timber trade. And it's not due to its mouthful of a name, or acronym - FLEGT VPA.

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