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Outcomes from the FLEGT Week 2015

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity for the EC and its partners to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU...

Content: Demand-side measures

Linking supply and demand-side measures Many major agricultural commodities such as beef, soy, sugar and palm oil drive deforestation in tropical countries. There is a growing awareness that in...

Content: Benefits

Benefits REDD+ can support and benefit from an EU initiative called FLEGT, which stands for forest law enforcement, governance and trade. The EU developed its FLEGT Action Plan in response...

Content: Deforestation and forest degradation

Deforestation and forest degradation When agriculture, mining, urban development or other land uses replace forest, the land is said to have experienced deforestation. By contrast, degradation...