CITES Extends Trade Controls to 91 Precious Hardwood Species from Madagascar and Panama | WWF

CITES Extends Trade Controls to 91 Precious Hardwood Species from Madagascar and Panama



Posted on 28 September 2011
From Press Release of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora: Geneva - The Governments of Madagascar and Panama have requested the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to list 91 hardwood species in CITES Appendix III, in an effort to curb the increase in illegal timber trade by enabling verification of legal origin under CITES standards.
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