Agriculture, extractive industries and illegal logging threaten forests across the globe. We work to improve the effectiveness of the law in the EU and in non-EU focus countries to protect forests.

Forest Governance

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    ClientEarth legal experts took part in working groups to help develop the Global Resources Initiative (GRI) taskforce report highlighting the complexity of global food production systems, and challenging government to create systemic and transformative change that ensures food supply while putting people and planet first.

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    Romania facing legal action over destruction of Europe’s last natural forests

    The Romanian government has repeatedly failed to meet its legal obligations to protect Europe’s last natural forests from logging. Together with EuroNatur and Agent Green, we filed a complaint against the country’s authorities to the European Commission.

  • Boats on a river

    Working with Mekong region governments to support community forestry reforms

    Across the Mekong region, legal and policy reforms on community forestry are underway. This is good news but a couple of essential questions remain to be answered.

  • Suspension bridge in tropical forest

    What is REDD+ and can it help forests and communities?

    ClientEarth launches its new briefing on REDD+, the international initiative to reduce emissions from deforestation.

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  • Caroline Haywood

  • Clotilde Henriot

  • Benjamin Ichou

  • Heather Kingsley

  • Jody Quirke

  • Yulia Stange

  • Tanja Venisnik

  • Jozef Weyns

  • Emma Yanatchkov, Programme Officer, Climate and Forests, ClientEarth

    Emma Yanatchkov

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