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ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 1 November 2017

As major timber consuming markets, the EU, US, Australia, and most recently, Japan, have all introduced laws to restrict the access of illegally harvested timber to their markets. While the laws are essentially addressing the same issue, there are some important differences.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 20 June 2017

On 21-23 June, the European Commission welcomes in Brussels stakeholders from around the world to discuss the way forward on tropical deforestation and illegal logging.

David Young uploaded a new Document 6 February 2018

From experience and observations, community forestry practice in Liberia has not been adequately informed about genuine community forest management and as a result it is performing poorly.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 1 June 2017

The Republic of the Congo and the European Union held the sixth meeting of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) in Brazzaville on 17 and 22 May 2017.

Faith Doherty uploaded a new Document 12 May 2017

Home / Ecosystems & Biodiversity / Corrupt Vietnam officials & Cambodia timber theft

David Young uploaded a new Document 8 August 2017

It is too easy for community forests to be co-opted by logging companies and local elites for narrowly commercial and unsustainable ends.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 26 April 2017

Forests: Source of life. A short video on the EU intervention in the forest sector of Honduras

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 7 April 2017

When civil society organisations in Indonesia began proposing ways to end illegal logging, they knew they had a mountain to climb. In 2002, some 80 percent of logging there was illegally. Corruption and conflict were widespread. Trust was lacking. 

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 21 June 2017

The major threat to tropical forests today comes not from loggers but from large-scale forest clearance to meet rising demand for agricultural commodities.

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