ClientEarth law and policy advisor Clotilde Henriot has contributed to a legal paper by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO) describing how laws shape forest conversion to agriculture in some countries of the Congo Basin.
ClientEarth has developed a table of legal frameworks to compare models of community-based forestry in five Congo Basin countries.
The Court of Justice has today upheld the emergency ban on logging in Bialowieza Forest, saying it will impose fines of at least €100,000 a day if Poland’s Environment Minister keeps ignoring the Court’s decisions.
Ghana has passed a new regulation that aims to stop illegal deforestation and reduce the sale of illegal timber.
The Independent Monitoring body in the Congo share their experiences and lessons learnt of using independent organisations to verify documents and conduct field visits, with the forest administration, civil society and the private sector in Ivory Coat.