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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. 

EU Forest Watch
April 11, 2014
• Forest peoples demand the right to be at the centre of global efforts to curb deforestation • Best practices in community forestry moves up the agenda • New guide explains how to make forestry fairer • Cambodia: Military vs. REDD? • New animation tells the story of FLEGT
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
EU Forest Watch
February 20, 2014
  • LULUCF rules may weaken already unambitious EU 2030 climate and energy targets
  • Stand with Cameroon Activists
  • Liberia: Palm oil and ‘development’ v. human rights?
  • FLEGT Action Plan review: High expectations