Forests to fall for food and fuel

November 23, 2008 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Phil Dodd for this article from BBC News.

Demand for land to grow food, fuel crops and wood is set to outstrip supply, leading to the probable destruction of forests, a report warns.

The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) says only half of the extra land needed by 2030 is available without eating into tropical forested areas.

A companion report documents poor progress in reforming land ownership and governance in developing countries.

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