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Smallholders and civil society must be an integral part of EU support for Vietnam’s due diligence implementation
Increasing civil society and smallholder capacity and participation is essential to the success of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and implementation of the EU Deforestation Regulation.
Civil society from emerging nations share their views on forests in danger and EU policies
NGO leaders from tropical forested nations offer first-hand accounts on what is needed for effective forest protection.
Vietnam VPA provides framework to improve forest governance
After eight years of negotiation, on 19 October 2018, Vietnam and the EU signed a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) to promote trade in legal timber and improve forest governance. This trade deal has the potential to offer...