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Mission 2020: holding corporations to account for deforestation, and supporting communities on the ground

Mission 2020: holding corporations to account for deforestation, and supporting communities on the ground

Posted on 7 Oct 2019

2020 is a 'Super Year', a year for bold action on forests, amongst other environmental and social issues. Can funders support NGOs as they hold corporations to account and support forest defenders on the ground?

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What future for the world’s tropical forests and forest peoples?

What future for the world’s tropical forests and forest peoples?

Posted on 7 Oct 2019

If the people whose ancestral lands comprise the tropical forests of our planet emerge stronger from 2020 onwards, so will the world’s tropical forests. The vast majority of global biodiversity is found on indigenous territories, and these lands hold nearly 55 trillion metric tons of carbon. With key moments approaching in 2020, here are a few areas where concerted effort is needed to challenge power and change the system.

 

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The 2020 ‘Super Year’ – what does it mean for forests?

The 2020 ‘Super Year’ – what does it mean for forests?

Posted on 7 Oct 2019

In an exclusive three-part blog series commissioned by the EFN Forest Funders group, we invite leading campaigners and advocates to look ahead to the 2020 ‘Super Year’ of global policy moments and ask: will forests emerge stronger or weaker out of it?

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