Community forestry archive
The EU can help tackle deforestation, environmental harm and human rights abuses by introducing mandatory due diligence – rules which require companies to identify and prevent the negative impact of their operations and supply chains.
Law and Policy Advisor Caroline Haywood examines how Liberian community forestry laws are empowering women.
Environmental lawyers from ClientEarth have released findings that demonstrate how important the right legal framework is for creating successful community forest systems.
To combat deforestation, community-based forest management was introduced in 2002 to reduce deforestation and improve the livelihoods of local people.
As Gabon revises its forest laws, ClientEarth has published two reports demonstrating how the country’s legal framework can promote community-based forest management.
In this article, Forests Law and Policy Advisor and Community Forestry Lead, Nathalie Faure, shares lessons she learned about community forestry on a recent trip to Nepal.
Our Forests Law and Policy Advisor, Tanja Venisnik, talks about our current work in Congo, including community forestry and a field mission to the Sangha region.
ClientEarth has developed a table of legal frameworks to compare models of community-based forestry in five Congo Basin countries.
Parliamentarians from the Republic of Congo met with members of Congolese civil society and ClientEarth at the Ministry of Justice in February for a roundtable discussion on forest conversion and community forestry.