Taking stock: Tracking trends in European Aid for forests and communities
Forests and forest-dependent communities are under increasing pressure due to infrastructure projects and the demand for agricultural commodities. Although there is growing recognition of the importance of forests in mitigating...
Stolen Goods: The EU’s complicity in illegal tropical deforestation
Previous studies commissioned by the EU have shown that the EU has been leading the world in imports of ‘embodied deforestation’ in the form of agricultural and timber products. This study goes a step further, by showing that the...
Konsumgüter und Entwaldung
Die Hälfte der Entwaldung in den Tropen seit 2000 wurde durch illegale Abholzungen für die kommerzielle Landwirtschaft verursacht. Das hier vorliegende Briefing ist eine Zusammenfassung von Ferns neuer Studie „Stolen Goods“,...
Report - Protecting Forests, Respecting Rights
Options for EU action on deforestation and forest degradation
Joint NGO call to the EU to develop an Action Plan on deforestation and forest degradation
The EU’s 2013 ‘Forest Footprint’ study revealed how the bloc leads the industrialised world in driving global deforestation. The EU was the largest net importer of embodied deforestation between 1990 and 2008, significantly ahead...