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January 27, 2013

SNV launches new programme: The REDD+ Energy and Agriculture Programme

Agriculture and energy use are major drivers of deforestation and forest degradation.

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Struggle about sustainable forestry in Malaysia

Prof. dr. Helias Udo de Haes (CML), member of the Dutch Timber Procurement Assessment Committtee (TPAC), describes the newest development on the advice of the committee about forestry in Malaysia to the Dutch government.

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January 24, 2011

Akzonobel Invests €90ml in Growth Strategy to Supply World’s Largest Pulp Mill

Netherlands, Jan 24, 2011 - AkzoNobel has signaled its strategic intent to accelerate growth by investing close to €90 million in a new facility being built in Brazil. The plant, operated by the company’s Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, Eka Chemicals, will supply the world’s largest pulp mill.

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13 January 2011

Netherlands debates recognition of MTCS

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18 January 2011

Nijpels Meubelen: Furniture from sustainably managed forests

From today, Nijpels Meubelen B.V., the largest producer of ready-to-assemble furniture in The Netherlands, will be using the PEFC label on its products. On 12 January it was issued with a PEFC chain of custody certificate, enabling Nijpels Meubelen to demonstrate that their products have been manufactured using timber that has originated from sustainably managed forests as approved by the PEFC scheme.

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03 November, 2010

Dutch energy firm buys stake in forestry project developer

Dutch sustainable energy supplier Greenchoice has acquired a 50% share in forest carbon developer Face the Future, for an undisclosed sum.

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Oct 29, 2010

Robeco to raise $500 mln forestry fund


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Indonesia - Norway REDD+: A giant step for mankind

Since its announcement of the two-year moratorium on the conservation of natural forests in the recent forest and climate summit in Oslo, the eyes of the world are on Indonesia.

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