Poverty Impact Assessment for Reducing Social Risks and Enhancing Pro-Poor Outcomes of Voluntary Partnership Agreements
Forest Trends Information Brief No. 4By Michael Richards - Forest Trends View Publication
This Information Brief describes the role of poverty impact assessment in the context of Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) between tropical timber-producing countries and the European Union. Ex ante poverty impact assessment can be a powerful tool for design, monitoring and adaptive management of a VPA. This Brief describes a possible approach to poverty impact assessment which will be field tested by Forest Trends.