Tag: commodities-and-supply-chains

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How China can help save the Amazon via the leather trade

Aside from Brazil itself, there is perhaps no other country with as great an opportunity to help prevent this deforestation than China, Brazil’s biggest customer for the two agricultural commodities that are the main drivers of deforestation: soy and cattle.

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Hope for Colombia’s forests: Civil society, Government and lawmakers take measures against illegal cattle ranching and deforestation

In its 2021 investigative report Tainted Beef, EIA documented how beef from cattle illegally raised in Colombia’s protected forests ends up on the shelves of city supermarkets. The current lack of accountability, perpetuated through opaque supply chains, makes consumers unwitting contributors to the deforestation of Colombia’s protected areas and the financing of illegal armed groups.  […]

Raw Intelligence: GOCA
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Intelligence Brute: ACOG

CACHÉ EN PLEINE VUE: COMMENT L’ASSOCIATION DES CHINOIS D’OUTRE-MER AU GABON SERT DE COUVERTURE AUX CRIMES FORESTIERS Série Intelligence Brute – n ° 5 Association des Chinois d’Outre-Mer au Gabon Certains criminels et leurs acolytes se cachent derrière l’anonymat et le secret. D’autres, comme M. Pierre Lu, ont choisi de se cacher en pleine vue, […]

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EIA Forest Campaign at CITES CoP18

Follow EIA’s Wildlife Campaign at the 18th meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties as our campaigners work to ensure protections for some of the world’s most at-risk wildlife populations. August 17, 2019 Deputy Director of Forest Campaigns Susanne Breitkopf gives an update on EIA’s forest priorities on Day 1 of CITES Cop18. August […]

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Raw Intelligence: Hua Jia

“You Pay, They Work For You”: How Timber Companies Buy Out Gabonese Officials To Turn a Blind Eye to Forest Crimes Raw Intelligence Series – #4 Hua Jia You have to pay to get out of trouble, convince public officials to do favors for you, and maximize your reward. The timber industry in Gabon relies […]