According to the commission, this initiative aims to present an integrated EU approach to combat deforestation, protect forests and promote sustainable supply chains. Deforestation is identified as a major global problem, leading to biodiversity loss, climate change and poverty. The current roadmap can be found here.
Feedback given will be taken into account for further development and fine tuning of the initiative.
MVO will, together with other stakeholders, comment and give feedback to the commission.