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Millions of small-scale farmers in mainland Southeast Asia are at risk of losing access to European forest commodity supply chains unless serious action is taken to help them comply with the new EU deforestation-free regulation. FPTF Managing Director, Phuc Xuan To, lays out challenges and what is at stake for smallholders.