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At COP26: Promoting sustainable trade through transparency and traceability

At COP26: Promoting sustainable trade through transparency and traceability  At the COP26 Indonesia Pavilion on 8 November, European Forest Institute (EFI) expert Thomas Sembres...

The lessons of COVID-19: facilitation for sustainability

The lessons of COVID-19: facilitation for sustainability The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the environment. As resources for forest management decline, risks of criminal...

COP26 EU side event to explore tracking private finance in tropical forest countries

COP26 EU side event to explore tracking private finance in tropical forest countries In the lead up to the Paris Agreement on climate change, countries mapped out post-2020 climate plans, known...

New insights: Leveraging data for supply chain sustainability

New insights: Leveraging data for supply chain sustainability  The EU REDD Facility has released a new  Transparency Pathway Insights  series,...

A way forward for Indonesian customary forests and timber management

Supporting customary and indigenous groups to manage the forests they depend on helps reduce deforestation in tropical countries, recent research suggests.

The EU REDD Facility shares 10 lessons for ending tropical deforestation

As the EU REDD Facility marks its 10-year anniversary, it has released a summation of key lessons learned in working to strengthen efforts to ensure tropical forests meet their potential to limit...

Forest sector independent monitoring: promise for land-use governance

Forest sector independent monitoring: promise for land-use governance Despite decades of efforts, forests are still being lost at an alarming rate, particularly...

New training online on land-use planning processes

New training online on land-use planning processes The EU REDD Facility has announced a new online training programme for using the Land-use Planner , an interactive tool for land-use planning...

EU REDD Facility releases highlights and insights from 2020

EU REDD Facility releases highlights and insights from 2020  The EU REDD Facility has published its annual report for 2020, with highlights and insights into work achieved over the...

Land-use planning processes get easier with the upgraded Land-use Planner

Land-use planning processes get easier with the upgraded Land-use Planner The EU REDD Facility has announced major updates to the Land-use Planner , an interactive tool for...

Agroforesterie et reboisement en Côte d’Ivoire : évaluation des risques et des opportunités pour les investisseurs

Entre 1960 et 2017, le couvert forestier de la Côte d’Ivoire a reculé, passant de 12 millions d’hectares à moins de 3 millions, alors que l’agriculture, et en particulier la culture de cacao, se...

Agroforestry and reforestation in Côte d’Ivoire: Weighing investor risks and opportunities

Between 1960 and 2017, Côte d'Ivoire's forest cover declined from 12 million hectares to less than 3 million hectares as agriculture, cocoa production in particular, expanded. To address...

EFI seeks a Forest and Land-Use Governance Expert

EFI seeks a Forest and Land-Use Governance Expert To reinforce the EU REDD Facility and its portfolio in Asia the European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a Forest and Land-Use Governance...

Terpercaya – building a supply chain of understanding and trust

A new blog by the EU REDD Facility’s Asia Coordinator Jeremy Broadhead poses the question – whose responsibility is forest protection and restoration? Drawing on his experience in the Kayu...

Cocoa agroforestry in Côte d’Ivoire: New insights from economic modelling

Smallholder farmers across Côte d’Ivoire rely heavily on cocoa production, but rarely manage to generate a living income from cocoa alone. Balancing the well-being of farmers and conservation and...

EFI seeks a Communications Expert, Stakeholder Engagement Expert and Technical Expert

To reinforce its "Keberlanjutan sAwit Malaysia dan Indonesia", i.e. "sustainability of Malaysian and Indonesian palm oil” (KAMI) project, the European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking...

EFI seeks a Land-Use Governance Expert

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking Land-Use Governance Expert to reinforce the EU REDD Facility and its portfolio in Africa. The position is based at EFI’s office in Barcelona, Spain.

Blog: Mapping climate finance to influence policy, plan investments, and measure progress

As climate change impacts grow ever more apparent, it becomes more urgent to stop carbon flowing into the atmosphere and increase resilience to rising threats. Much will depend on how and where...

Valérie Merckx to lead EU FLEGT and REDD Facilities

Valérie Merckx has been appointed as Head of the FLEGT and REDD Unit, and will start in her position immediately.
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