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Posted on June 15, 2017
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INFOGRAPHIC: Tackling Deforestation Through Transparency

Posted on June 15, 2017
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WRI recently published a study that looked at transparency around data on land concessions in 14 forested countries. This infographic shows the key findings of the study and recommendations for how countries can improve access to their concessions data to help curtail deforestation.

FORAGUADownload PDF. Also available in French and Spanish.

Read the blog here: Protecting Forests with an Unexpected Legal Tool: Freedom of Information Laws Read the study here: Logging, Mining, And Agricultural Concessions Data Transparency: A Survey Of 14 Forested Countries

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