UE Forest Watch Febraury 2017
Read: Time to decide: Civil society points to advances delivered by Cameroon VPA, and its potential…Hailing some positive changes in the Republic of Congo…Climate change linked to animal products: Germany proposes action, the EU thwarts its own goals…Palm oil plantations in Cameroon ‘took away families’ crop land and burial lands’, participants at EU Parliamentary event hear…News in brief.
Time to decide: Civil society points to advances delivered by Cameroon-EU VPA, and its potential
As a decision regarding the future of Cameroon’s Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) approaches, parties are assessing the VPA’s effectiveness and achievements and exploring all possible options. Read more.
Hailing some positive changes in the Republic of Congo
Despite continued illegal logging and conversion of forests, a recent decision by Republic of Congo (RoC) Minister of Mines offers a glimpse of hope that positive change is possible for forests in that country. Read more.