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.
On 7 and 8 March, the Head of EU Delegation in DRC and the Deputy Director General of the International Centre for Forestry Research (CIFOR) participated in the launching ceremony of the new FORETS project ("Forêt, Recherche, Environnement dans la TShopo"), which is one of the five site-