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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...

COP22: Harnessing the power of data for a deforestation-free economy

An EU side event on global supply-chain transparency showcased an innovative data platform called Trase (Transparency for Sustainable Economies) at COP22 in Marrakech on 9 November.

EU REDD Facility releases briefing on options for low-carbon agricultural development in Cote d’Ivoire

The EU REDD Facility has published a briefing, ‘Comment concilier développement agricole et forestier en Côte d'Ivoire et à quel coût?' (How can Côte d'Ivoire reconcile agricultural and forest...

In Latin America

In Latin America the EU REDD Facility works with stakeholders in Colombia and Ecuador.

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...
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