December 19, 2018

European Commission released roadmap for up-coming Communication regarding deforestation

Yesterday the Commission released its roadmap regarding an up-coming Communication on stepping up EU Action against Deforestation and Forest Degradation to be released in the second quarter of 2019.

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.


Last modified: December 19, 2018