Harvesting Harm: Agrofuels as a False Solution to Climate Change and Poverty

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is now actively pursuing agrofuels as a clean energy and development strategy. But recent research…

01 Aug, 2008
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Community based forest governance report: From resistance to proposals for sustainable use

Human civilization has played a role in forest destruction for millennia. In recent decades this devastation has become commonplace and…

08 Jul, 2008
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Position paper: community rights

Community rights are the rights of local communities and Indigenous Peoples. These are ancestral and collective rights that can contribute…

11 Apr, 2008
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Position paper: community based forest governance

Friends of the Earth International, 2008: Community-based forest governance (CFG) refers to the regulations and practices used by many communities…

05 Mar, 2008
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Losing Ground: The human rights impacts of oil palm plantation expansion in Indonesia

Friends of the Earth England, Wales & Northern Ireland, LifeMosaic and Sawit Watch, February 2008: This report addresses the human…

15 Feb, 2008
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Policy, practice, pride and prejudice

Friends of the Earth Netherlands, July 2007: Review of legal, environmental and social practices of oil palm plantation companies of…

28 Jul, 2007
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