In focus Illegal logging


News - 14 Aug 2018
A bid for mandatory sourcing of legal timber in calls for tenders across the region
Analysis - 26 Jul 2018
Landscape approaches can be difficult to begin. Here’s a middle-ground option

Analysis - 20 Jun 2018
What if Cameroonian consumers wanted legal timber?
Demand for legal timber is still low in Cameroon, but this might change in the coming years
Feature - 6 Mar 2018
In a Central Java town, local wood enterprises carve a niche in the global market
With sustainability certification, small businesses are finding better opportunities abroad
News - 4 Jan 2018
Our best stories of 2017
A look back at the year’s highlights on Forests News
News - 6 Sep 2017
Brazil nuts: Savior seeds of the Amazon basin?
Re-examining the region’s ‘cornerstone of conservation’
Photo Essay - 12 Jul 2017
Helping Indonesian craftsmen go global, sustainably
Mechanisms to ensure wood is legally sourced are essential to conserve forests, and can also help small businesses expand exports, thereby increasing incomes
Analysis - 25 Apr 2017
Collective forest tenure reforms: Where do we go from here?
A scientist’s reflection on the 2017 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty
Event Coverage - 29 Mar 2017
REDD+ in Myanmar
Learning from the experiences of 13 developing countries
Analysis - 3 Mar 2017
The chicken or the egg?
What should come first: A research publication, or an impassioned blog post? A case study of Zambia’s mukula tree
Photo Essay - 26 Jan 2017
Decoding Cameroon’s domestic timber trade
Behind a lucrative sector operating in the shadows
Analysis - 25 Jan 2017
The forests of Central Africa: A source of wealth to be rediscovered
A new publication analyzes the current challenges of sustainably managing forest resources in Cameroon
Video - 11 Jan 2017
Legalizing Cameroon’s timber production chain
Timber produced for domestic consumption is generally absent from official statistics and produced without a valid permit. What gives?