Corruption, illegal logging and deforestation

Demand for deforested land for agriculture, housing and resource exploitation is unrelenting, causing an increase in deforestation. Forests are being degraded and removed at a current rate of 13 million hectares each year. The global illegal timber...

Safeguarding against corruption: The EU and REDD+

This week the global climate change negotiations are kicking off in Lima, Peru. The 196 countries which have signed up to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which includes the EU and all its Member States, will come together to...