The palm oil industry must sharpen focus on social justice to eliminate deforestation from supply chains The 2021 European Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue conference tried to address the need for the palm oil debate to include the industry’s negative impacts on workers, smallholders, indigenous peoples and local communities (Image: Icaro Cooke Vieira/CIFOR, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) By Josie Phillips The palm oil debate has focused on the … Continue reading Europe wants to be ‘forest-positive’, but how to drive action on the ground?
By Muyuan Chen, Jingyi Jiang, Bin Ji COVID-19 epidemic is a human tragedy and is showing a huge impact on the global economy. The pandemic has affected countries all over the world including not only local economy but also international trade. China, as one of the first countries suffered from the epidemic, is also not immune. And with the stay-at-home orders issued in mid-March, France … Continue reading Impact of COVID-19 on Trade Between China and France, 2020