Forest Governance archive
After almost two years of hard work alongside Gabonese Civil society, we’re celebrating a major achievement.
Scientists have discovered a peat bog the size of England in the Congo Basin – it could help us learn more about and fight climate change, but only if properly protected.
5 things you didn’t know about land grabbing – “The Global Land Grab: Beyond the hype” – book review
I work with a team of lawyers busy improving forest governance by strengthening human rights. For that reason, the title of this book alone – “The global land grab” – was very appealing from the outset.
How can better land use governance help protect people and forests? Find out what we said in the latest issue of European Tropical Forest Research Network News.
This page aims to provide information to Civil Society Organizations and other actors working on natural resources and community rights related issues in Gabon.
This page intends to inform civil society organisations (CSOs) and any other stakeholder interested in the management of forest resources and community rights in connection with our work in the Republic of Congo.
More than 20 member states are failing to apply the EU Timber Regulation one year after it came into force
What happened when Gabonese civil society met the ministry to talk about forest governance?
Securing land and community resource rights is one of the biggest issues facing people in many African countries. Read our new guide for land and tenure reform.
ClientEarth and the Gabonese government are working together to improve forest governance – find out more
Tackling the demand for timber and other commodities which drives deforestation is a key tool in the fight against forest destruction and degradation.
ClientEarth is in Honduras helping government, indigenous peoples and civil society have their fair say in sustainable forests for the future
Yesterday, Congo drew one step closer to an anti-illegal logging deal with the European Union.
Anwar Sadat’s arrest underlines the threats faced by forest rights campaigners in developing countries around the world
The Doha climate talks are over, but with public participation at risk, what will their legacy be?
ClientEarth discusses forest protection with civil society in Gabon.
ClientEarth has just returned from Congo – what did we learn?
Notre dernière mission au Congo Brazzaville nous a permis de suivre les développements liés au processus de révision, tant attendu, du code forestier congolais.
Optimism is thin on the ground as forest carbon emission scheme talks grind on.
Doha climate talks focus on forest emission reduction scheme REDD+ and the myriad challenges still to be overcome.
The Republic of Congo is close to finalising anti-illegal logging agreements with the EU, but last-minute tweaks could mean the difference between success or failure.
Ghana was the scene of a recent international meeting to discuss forest protection strategies. ClientEarth joined government, civil society, forest-depending communities and industry to share experiences – find out what we learned.
ClientEarth’s forests team met Ghanian civil society to learn more about how we can help them protect forests and natural resources in West Africa.