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  • Briefing: Linking FLEGT and REDD+

    This briefing discusses the overlaps and opportunities for collaboration between the FLEGT and REDD+ initiatives. It identifies the six key areas in which FLEGT and REDD+ can su...

  • Making FLEGT and REDD+ Work Together - EU REDD Facility Insights and Activities (2013-2017)

    This paper provides an overview of the EU REDD Facility's activities and achievements under its 2013-2017 strategy. It summarizes key insights that have emerged from the Facilit...

  • Civil Society Recommendations on the Future of VPAs: Making Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) Work for Forests, People and the Climate

    This briefing note is intended to contribute to the ongoing debate about future support to the European Union (EU) Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Pl...

  • Myanmar in Deforestation Crisis

    Myanmar's forest coverage is down to only a fifth of the country's total area and officials say they want a total ban on exporting wood to foreign countries.The country's Natura...

  • Tackling Illegal Logging, Deforestation and Forest Degradation: An Agenda for EU Action

    This briefing note is the contribution of a group of non-governmental organisations to the policy debate related to the evaluation of the European Union Forest Law Enforcement, ...

  • Synergies Among Social Safeguards in FLEGT and REDD+ in Cameroon

    This paper presents (i) a comparison of the social safeguards of the FLEGT-VPA and REDD+ processes and an explanation of their commonalities and differences, and (ii) an explora...

  • Forest Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) An overview of negative and positive drivers

    Forests in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have been undergoing change in the last 25 years due to various factors. Positive and negative changes occur at the same time. Ther...

  • CSO's View on FLEGT VPA Process in Myanmar: Challenges and Opportunities

    This presentation provides forestry sector updates and an overview of forestry issues and forest governance issues in Myanmar, such as land tenure and transparency. The presenta...

  • Revisiting forest transition explanations: The role of “push” factors and adaptation strategies in forest expansion in northern Phetchabun, Thailand

    Researchers and policy makers are increasingly looking at the drivers of forest recovery (or forest transition) for inspiration in their search for win-win solutions to deforest...

  • Protecting and Restoring Forests: A Story of Large Commitments yet Limited Progress

    In September 2014, a broad coalition of governments, companies, civil society, and indigenous peoples’ organizations endorsed the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF). Driven ...

  • Integrating Analytical Frameworks to Investigate Land-Cover Regime Shifts in Dynamic Landscapes

    Regime shifts—rapid long-term transitions between stable states—are well documented in ecology but remain controversial and understudied in land use and land cover change (LUCC)...

  • Joint statement: Alarming towards the disaster of Prey Lang

    Joint statement from member of civil society, including the Prey Lang Community Networks, diverse CSOs and citizens express their concern about the destruction of Prey Lang fore...

  • FLEGT and REDD+ Synergies and Impacts in the Congo Basin: Lessons for Global Forest Governance

    This document provides the results of a study on the synergies and impacts of FLEGT and REDD+ in the Congo Basin countries. The results point to the conclusion that fundamental ...

  • Linking FLEGT and REDD+ Processes in Practice

    The European Union’s FLEGT Action Plan – which aims to reduce trade in illegal timber -, and REDD+ constitute two recent international forest regimes. Since the aims of the regi...

  • Cambodia Readiness Plan Proposal on REDD+ (Cambodia REDD+ Roadmap)

    The Cambodia REDD+ Roadmap is a national plan for how the RGC wants to move ahead with REDD+ Readiness. Following initial stakeholder consultations in late 2009 and early 2010, ...

  • Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation in Seima Protection Forest, Cambodia

    The Seima Protection Forest (SPF) covers 292,690 ha. It is located in eastern Cambodia, mainly in Mondulkiri Province with a small area extending into Kratie Province. The REDD ...

  • Effectiveness of community forestry in Prey Long forest, Cambodia

    This paper indicates forest condition assessment in 18–20 randomly placed variable-radius plots and fixed-area regeneration plots. We surveyed 10% of households in each of the 9...

  • Drivers of Forest Change in the Greater Mekong Subregion: Lao PDR Country Report

    The main objective of this study was to review and analyze existing information on the drivers of change currently affecting Lao forests - including both negative and positive d...

  • Impacts of the Laos Log and Sawnwood Export Bans

    In May 2016, the Government of Lao PDR enacted a Prime Ministerial Order (PM15) which, along with other commitments, aimed to help control the country’s high deforestation rates...

  • REDD+ at the crossroads: Choices and tradeoffs for 2015-2020 in Laos

    This study examines key choices and tradeoffs that confront current efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) in Laos. Drawing on key inform...

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