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Oct 30, 2012

Peru seeks World Bank carbon market support

SAO PAULO, Oct 30 (Reuters Point Carbon) - Peru's government has requested technical and financial support from the World Bank to support its plans to study the adoption of a greenhouse gas emissions trading system, according to official documents.

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October 22, 2012

SCS Validates the Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Carbon Offset Project Under Verified Carbon Standard

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12 October, 2012

The return of fortress conservation: REDD and the green land grab in the Peruvian Amazon

I remember when the park guards first came to our village. They called a meeting and said ‘get your things together and pack your bags, don’t make any new farms and we will see where you can be resettled’.  

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23 August, 2012

World Bank Forest Investment Programme challenged to respect indigenous peoples' rights in Peru

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Critical Need for Sustainable Forest Management Training in Peru

When it comes to sustainable forestry, the country of Peru is at a critical crossroads. On a trip to that country this spring, I met with government, industry and conservation officials regarding a proposed Spanish-language training center for their region.

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May 09, 2012

Group Hopes to Build Forestry Research Center in Peru

The Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF) recently launched a 60-day fundraising campaign to establish a Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) training center in the Peruvian Amazon.

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March 20, 2012

South American Environment Ministers Meet On Amazon Environment

Environment Ministers from eight South American countries are meeting for a two day summit, starting Tuesday, to discuss actions to protect the Amazon rain forest,

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February 1, 2012

REDD: Saving the Amazon rainforest

International negotiators are closing in on a new solution for combating climate change — and saving the world’s remaining forests.

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December 01, 2011

Peruvian Amazon could become global centre of ‘carbon piracy’: report

The Peruvian Amazon is the new global centre of “carbon piracy”, as banks, conservationists and entrepreneurs rush to snap up the legal rights to trade carbon, according to a report published today at the UN climate talks in Durban.

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Sep. 06, 2011

Peru awarded US$11mln grant for forest management

Peru has been awarded a US$11 million grant to help the country on the initiative of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) for sustainable forest management.


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by Dr. Radut