This is a collaborative report published with RFUK and seven other organisations. As the articles in this special issue show, the World Bank has broken several key promises and, sadly, the concerns the authors had about the World Bank’s new Forests Policy turn out to have been all too well founded.
This study is aimed at presenting some of the concerns of representatives of the civil society of Central Africa about the forestry law and its implementation in the region. It contains various topics ranging from land laws to governance through the production of non-timber forest products (NTFPs), violent conflicts and deforestation, with examples drawn from … Read more
The Forest Stewardship Council has come to be seen as one of the most important initiatives to promote the conservation and better management of the world’s forests. It aims to do this by setting standards for the independent auditing of forestry operations and companies, and allowing its logo to be used as a ‘seal of … Read more