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April 14, 2014

April 14, 2014

It is widely accepted that in order to keep forests standing, forest policies must be fair and reflect the needs, values and rights of local communities. 

NGO Statements
March 21, 2014
Representatives of forest peoples, indigenous peoples, local communities, farmers, rubber tappers, rattan collectors, peatland dwellers, women, men and youth from Asia, Africa and Latin America, and supportive environmental, human rights and social non-governmental organisations, urge governments, international agencies and the international community to halt the production, trade and consumption of commodities derived from deforestation, land grabs and other violations of the rights of forest peoples; 
EU Forest Watch
March 13, 2014
  • Parliament adopts resolution on EU-Indonesia Voluntary Partnership Agreement
  • Biomass conversion: From bad to worse?
  • A chance to comment
  • RoC Forest Reform: Haste could undermine progress
  • Liberia: President’s Volte-Face
  • Manoeuvring in Sarawak
February 26, 2014