Forests, food systems, and livelihoods: trends, forecasts, and solutions to reframe approaches to protecting forests

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Published 16th September 2021 by Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) and World Economic Forum (WEF). Authored by Adams, J. and Tanos, P.

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This report provides a close examination of global trends and the supply and demand dynamics of key commodities produced in the tropics, namely beef, leather, palm oil, soy, wood fibre, coffee and cocoa. It explores how commodity-driven deforestation occurs at the centre of the competing objectives of food security, rural development, global trade and environmental protection.

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Forests, food systems, and livelihoods: trends, forecasts, and solutions to reframe approaches to protecting forests

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Research briefing

Published 16th September 2021 by Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) and World Economic Forum (WEF). Authored by Adams, J. and Tanos, P.

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