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EU Deforestation Regulation must not imperil Vietnam's coffee farmers' livelihoods
The already precarious livelihoods of coffee farmers in Vietnam must not be pushed closer to the edge by the EU Deforestation Regulation, says Vu Thi Bich Hop, from the Center for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD).
The EU’s new deforestation regulation faces significant challenges in Indonesia
As members of Indonesia’s Civil Society, we support the EU Regulation on deforestation-free products (EUDR) for its potential to improve governance, especially in the palm oil industry.
For the first time, the spotlight will be...
EU anti-deforestation law – disappointment as policymakers prioritise trees over people
MEPs omit obligation to respect human rights in the final text of the EU Regulation on deforestation-free products.
Adoption of EU Regulation of deforestation-free supply chains
Explanations and views from partners
EU law on deforestation: Policy makers prioritise trees over people
This morning European Union (EU) policymakers finished negotiating a new Regulation that aims to prevent agricultural goods tainted by deforestation from being imported into the EU market. While this is an historic first, the law...
Forest Governance 6 - November 2022
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In September, Fern’s civil society partners from the Congo Basin, West Africa and South East Asia came to Brussels to talk with policymakers about deforestation’s impact - on landscapes as well as...