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Incentivising deforestation for livestock products

18 Nov, 2018

How support for the livestock sector in the EU and Mercosur countries is subsidising forest destruction Aichi Target 3 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) states that subsidies and incentives that are harmful to biodiversity must be phased out or reformed by 2020. With discussions on the elimination of these perverse incentives being highly relevant to the current CBD and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) negotiations, this briefing looks at subsidies and support for the …

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GFC Annual Report 2017

21 May, 2018

We are happy to share our 2017 Annual Report: “In Defence of Real Forests and their Communities”. As a global coalition, we have come far. Founded in 2000 with just…

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GFC Annual Report 2016

9 Jun, 2017

2016 was an exciting and productive year for the Global Forest Coalition. We grew our membership to 86 NGOs and Indigenous Peoples Organisations from 58 countries, enabling us to reaffirm…

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Our food is not your business

6 May, 2017

Alternatives to unsustainable livestock and feedstock farming and the current corporate free trade model This briefing paper aims to contribute to the many ongoing efforts, actions, and discussions on alternatives…

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