Publications & Insight
NGOs are concerned that EU anti-deforestation regulation would largely fail to address deforestation in Brazil
A group of NGOs shared their concerns about the upcoming EU legislation on forest and other ecosystem-risk commodities. If the regulation leaves out key high-risk cattle products, such as processed beef and hides, and excludes the...
The Rights Path to Restoration
The world needs a great global forest restoration. But for that to work climatically, socially or ecologically it also needs a global restoration of land rights for forest dwellers. By Fred Pearce.
How the EU, UK and US deforestation laws will impact Brazil
COP26 side event
A Just Transition
Conversations with foresters on the drawbacks of intensive forestry and the solutions offered by close-to-nature practices
Cameroon’s forests can be saved – but only with the support of local communities and environmental activists
Lush, tropical forests cover approximately 40 per cent of Cameroon, yet since 1990, more than three million hectares have been cleared – an area approximately the size of Belgium. The destruction is driven by agriculture, logging...
Independent forest monitoring in Congo: A governance tool at risk?
In the Republic of the Congo (RoC), the forestry sector continues to face governance challenges. Authorities often struggle to enforce laws and sanction illegal logging practices, and corruption remains omnipresent. Civil society...
CAR: Independent Forest Monitors are making a comeback
The political instability that still confronts the Central African Republic undermines the protection and inclusive management of its forests. Almost non-existent government control and increases in chaotic logging threaten the...
NGOs support a Forest Strategy that addresses current challenges for forests
Forests are the bedrock of nature, our climate, and the European quality of life and way of life. Europe has a diversity of forests, but the challenges they face go beyond borders and require a new approach, encapsulated in the...
Las ONG están alarmadas por el abandono tanto de la lucha de la UE contra la tala ilegal como de los compromisos europeos con los países forestales.
Esta carta fue enviada al Ministro Janez Janša y al Ministro Jean-Yves Le Drian.
Somos un grupo de ONGs medioambientales y de derechos humanos que trabajamos para promover la gobernanza forestal y los derechos de los pueblos de...