Forest Governance in Ghana, recommendations for a VPA
This report is one of a series looking at forest governance from an NGO perspective, Other reports in the same series cover Democratic Republic of Congo and Malaysia.These countries are among a group of countries that are expected...
Broken Promises: the World Bank and Forests
Report finding that programmes funded by the World Bank Group are causing destruction of the world’s remaining forests and harming poor people dependent on forests for their survival. The report says that the Bank has failed to...
Durban Declaration on Carbon Trading.
Representatives from people’s movements and organizations worldwide gathered in South Africa from 4-7 October 2004 to help forge a global people’s movement for action on climate change and to condemn the rapidly emerging market in...
Funding Europes Forests - How to use EU funds for sustainable forest management and nature protection
This Guide explains why it is important for NGOs to get involved in the development of Rural Development Strategies and Programmes. It details steps to take to influence rural development funding so that it contributes to...
A Trojan Horse for Large Dams
Under the guise of an initiative to promote sustainable energy technologies, governments are about to grant subsidised export credits for hydropower projects.This report looks at the experience over the last ten years with dams...
Footprints in the Forests
Footprints in the Forests assesses eight certification schemes and different certification trends. It is a revision of FERN's Behind the Logo Report.
Finding solutions to illegal logging: civil society and the FLEGT Support Project
FERN and Telapak outline the possibilities and limitations of the FLEGT Support Project - an EC-funded project aimed at tackling illegal logging and promoting the role of forests within Indonesia's sustainable development
Carbon offset - no magic solution to neutralise fossil fuel emissions
FERN explains the myth of carbon 'offset' in a special briefing.