October 27, 2011

This article was written by Saskia Ozinga and Hannah Mowat for the second edition of "A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy." It compares the EU's Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Action Plan (FLEGT), the US Lacey Act and schemes to reduce emissions from deforestation a

October 24, 2011

This manual was put together by the partners of the Grundtvig Learning Partnership “Forests and climate protection – merging topics in environmental education”.

September 14, 2011

This new report shows that the quantity of wood required to satisfy the European Union’s 20-20-20 target is likely to be too large to be met by increased production within the EU.

April 14, 2011

This report sets out to identify the current legal status of customary land interests in Cameroon. It analyses what the law says concerning customary land rights, focuses on the forestry legislation in force and compares the situation in Cameroon to that in other African States.

September 24, 2010

Though EU policy aims to give equal weight to the 'commercial interests' versus 'ecological interests' of forests, in practice, commercial interests have dominated.  This is concerning given that forests can help mitigate the effects of climate change, but are under threat from climate change its