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Issue date: 
August 27th, 2012

Free, prior and informed consent in REDD+, by Isilda Nhantumbo

“The government took our forest land to create a forest reserve and the same government confiscated our land for planting trees. All that is left is unproductive savannah,” said a community representative speaking during a meeting in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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23 August, 2012

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

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Aug 10, 2012

Growing benefits from forest carbon projects

Corporate responsibility managers should take a look at forest carbon offset projects to maximize return on investment in climate, biodiversity, and community benefits

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July 9, 2012

Land tenure for whom? Recognising community rights essential for REDD+ legitimacy

If a scheme to pay developing countries to reduce carbon emissions by slowing deforestation is to have legitimacy, land tenure needs not just to be clarified – but to be clarified in a way that respects the rights of local communities, according to experts from the

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March 20, 2012

Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program

Forests are disappearing globally at an al

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June 20, 2012

Global Alliance of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on Climate Change against REDD+

After more than 500 years of resistance, we, Indigenous Peoples, local communities, peasant farmers, fisherfolk and civil society are not fooled by the so-called Green Economy and REDD+ because we know colonialism when we see it.

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Rio+20: Are human development indices forest-blind?

When policymakers and national planners set out to enhance local “quality of life,” they often base their decisions on a variant of the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI), a basket of indicators, ranging from income to life expectanc

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20 June 2012

The “Aid-ification” of REDD+: How its changed and why it matters

A scheme for reducing global carbon emissions by slowing deforestation in tropical countries has changed drastically and become “aid-ified” since it was first floated in 2005, according to a major new publication on the subject.

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June 21, 2012

Christian Aid launches document on REDD+

REDD+ aims to reduce emissions from forests, prevent deforestation and encourage investment in low-carbon development. Christian Aid’s Latin American and Caribbean partners believe that such   projects must be managed by local communities and be truly inclusive.

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May 30, 2012

Studies show land rights key to saving forests


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