Publications & Insight
What do Brazil’s election results mean for forests, rights and future EU-Brazil Partnerships?
Tuesday 22 November, 15:00 - 16:30 (Brussels - CET)
Brazil has elected Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as its new President and the importance this has for the fate of the Amazon and the...
Gouvernance forestière 5 - Juin 2022
Les partenaires de Fern au Ghana, au Libéria, dans le bassin du Congo et au Brésil partagent leurs points de vue opposés sur le règlement de l'UE sur les produits zéro déforestation.
Le Règlement de l’UE sur la déforestation doit respecter les normes internationales sur les droits fonciers
L’Union européenne (UE) est le second plus grand marché pour le soja brésilien et un grand importateur de bœuf et de cuir brésiliens. Ces marchandises aggravent la déforestation – en grande partie illégale – au Brésil. L’élevage...
Blogs, Forest Watch
Forests and Indigenous land rights will be key in Brazil’s upcoming general election
Pierre-Jean Sol Brasier’s visit to Brazil offers insights about the stakes of the path to be chosen next October.
A Deforestation and Rights Observatory
A case study from Brazil
How the European Union can best integrate deforestation and rights violations data in its regulatory proposals
What can the EU Forest and Rights Observatory learn from Brazil?
An EU Forest Observatory could play an important role in monitoring deforestation, human rights violations, and land use in supply chains of products and commodities such as soybeans and beef.
This summary report looks at what can be learnt from Brazil’s efforts and concludes with recommendations for the EU, including how to enforce the future Regulation on deforestation-free products.
The EU Observatory's role in tackling global deforestation and human rights violations
What we can learn from Brazil
Ninjas take on Europe: "Bolsonaro is not a Brazilian problem, but a global one"
Brazilian social media platform 'Mídia Ninja' joined COP26 in Glasgow and have been on a tour of Europe ever since. So what did they find?
Commission’s proposed new Regulation means deforestation-free products may soon be on the cards
Some provisions in the Commission’s proposed Regulation on deforestation-free products must be strengthened, but its arrival is cause for celebration.
News, NGO Statements
NGOs are alarmed that EU anti-deforestation law could let soy-driven forest destruction off the hook
In a letter, a coalition of NGOs urged the EU Commission to ensure that all soy imports, including soybean cake and soy-protein concentrate (SPC), and those produced through the conversion of savannahs, are included in the scope...