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Issue date: 
July 19, 2012

OPIC/Terra Global REDD Insurance Project in Cambodia Wins Sustainable Forestry Award

The first political risk insurance contract for a Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) project, provided by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) to Terra Global Capital

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10 November, 2011

Market and non-market costs of REDD+ perceived by local communities

Forest dependent communities’ perceptions of non-market costs should be included when assessing the costs associated with REDD+, as they are the actors who will largely bear these costs.

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November 10, 2011

OPIC Signs First Insurance Contract for REDD Carbon Reduction Project

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has executed the first political risk insurance contract for a Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) project that will protect 64,318 hectares of forest in Cambodia and sequester approximately 8.7 million metric tons of CO2e

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11 July 2011

Despite Some Efforts, Forests Continue To Dwindle

Cambodia’s woodlands are seeing continued deforestation, despite a plan by the government to curb illegal logging, environmental groups say.

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30 May 2011

UNDP, GEF Launch Sustainable Forest Management Project in Cambodia

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May 09, 2011

Monks Fight to Get Cambodian Forests on the Carbon Market

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Monday, 17 January 2011

Forests under threat

The Forestry Administration has warned that the government will not meet its goal of achieving 60 percent forest cover nationwide if it continues parcelling out the Kingdom’s territory in economic land concessions.

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December, 20 2010

Asian Development Bank grants $69m for forest protection project

MANILA — The Asian Development Bank last week approved loans and grants worth US$69 million to Cambodia, Laos, and Viet Nam for a community-based initiative to protect more than 1.9 million ha of threatened forests where 170,000 mostly poor people live.

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05 January 2011

Carbon trade: Cambodia forests for EU scheme

CAYMAN Islands-registered Green Glory Ltd is in the process of obtaining management rights to establish a carbon credit scheme using Cambodia’s forests, according to a company statement.

The firm is seeking rights to 450,000 hectares of the Kingdom’s woodlands for supply-side carbon credits. It is also planning to list on the London Alternative Investment Market exchange via the acquisition of AIM-listed Tricor Plc.

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22 September 2010

Cambodian Buddhist monk wins UNDP environmental award


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by Dr. Radut