“Ebola is winning.” Liberia appeals for urgent help battling the disease that has West Africa under siege
This press release outlines Liberian campaigners concern that the international response to the Ebola outbreak has been desperately slow. It also anounces an appeal for massively ramped-up, on-the-ground help to tackle the disease that is sweeping their nation with unprecedented speed.
- Central African Republic: forest governance at risk
- Carbon Fund, ER-PIN and loss of credibility
- EU recognises land as a resource
- Ivory Coast VPA: work in progress
- EUTR: illegal Brazilian Amazon timber still entering the EU market
As well as outlining the successes that FERN and our partners have achieved in the period April 2013 to March 2014, this report includes an essay by Fred Pearce looking forward to the issues that the EU is going to have to deal with it if it is going to help put a final end to its role as one of the world's most prolific deforesters.
Every six months, FERN produces an update looking at the present situation with regards the EU's Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, with a specific focus on Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs). This June 2014 example looks at VPAs in Africa, Asia and South and Central America.