On 25th October 2022, in Shtip one-day training was held on Illegal logging and crime in forestry for the Forest Police. The training was organised in the framework of the Fight Illegal Forest Activities (FIFA) project, financed by the Federal Financial Assistance, through the US Forest Service (USFS) International Program.
The training was conducted by US Forest experts in forestry and illegal activities, Mr. Phil Hoff and Mr. Alex Lomvardias. The topics covered issues related to combating illegal logging, investigative tools in forestry, ways of taking statements and submitting reports, as well as coordination and cooperation between institutions at the national and regional level.
At the training representatives from the Forest police stations of Berovo, Delchevo, Pehchevo, Valandovo, Radovish, Makedonska Kamenica, Strumica, Kochani, Shtip and Kriva Palanka took active participation. In the following period training on Illegal logging and crime in forestry will be conducted with all forest police stations in the country.