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A new transparency pathway to decoupling commodity trade from deforestation

By   Thomas Sembres Global supply chains are notoriously complex and opaque, making it very difficult to address sustainability issues in mainstream markets – including...

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...

The EU REDD Facility’s 10 lessons for ending tropical deforestation

Since its inception a decade ago, the EU REDD Facility’s ambition has been to support dialogue and partnership between state and non-state actors to strengthen efforts to ensure tropical forests...

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...

2020 in review: Risks and opportunities for forests

COVID-19 has brought some of the most pressing global challenges in recent history, including for the world’s forests and the people depending on them. In EU REDD Facility partner countries, the...

Terpercaya: Building a supply chain of understanding and trust

I’m frequently asked why tropical countries shouldn’t clear forests when many industrialised countries cleared theirs years ago. It’s an interesting question and one that I’ve been grappling with...

A pragmatic approach to deforestation-free supply chains: spotlight on Brazilian soy exports to France

By   Thomas Sembres and André Vasconcelos Lire la version française Vast swathes of the Brazilian Amazon and the Cerrado went up in smoke last year. And the fire season may be...

Content: Colombia

The EU REDD Facility has assessed the economic model of community forestry in Colombia, demonstrating that logging activities in natural forests are an informal subsistence activity for communities...

Call for tender: The extent of illegal deforestation in Indonesia

The European Forest Institute has issued a call The extent of illegal deforestation in Indonesia.

Call for tender: The extent of illegal deforestation in Indonesia

The European Forest Institute has issued a call The extent of illegal deforestation in Indonesia.

Highlights of EC conference on tackling deforestation and illegal logging

Highlights of EC conference on tackling deforestation and illegal logging On 21-23 June 2017, the European Commission met with stakeholders from across the world to discuss future work on...
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