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Detail

Area
France
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Soybeans, palm oil
Date
18/07/2018
Policy Category
Other
Policy Instrument
Climate policy
Description
Launched a public consultation on its draft National Strategy to Combat Imported Deforestation (SNDI), aimed at ending the import of forestry and agricultural products, including soybeans and palm oil.
Notes
The French Agricultural Ministry launched a public consultation on its draft National Strategy to Combat Imported Deforestation (SNDI). As part of the GovernmentÂ’s 2017 Plan Climat (developed following the UNFCC Paris Agreement), the proposed strategy is aimed at ending the importation of forest and, especially, agricultural products that contribute to deforestation. Initially, the strategy would focus on the following agricultural commodities: soybeans, palm oil, bovine meat, cocoa and rubber.