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May 2013

  • Issue date: 
    May 17, 2013

    Climate finance that makes sense to farmers

    Agricultural carbon projects involving smallholder farmers can take up to 16 years to generate a profit from carbon credits.

  • Issue date: 
    May 7, 2013

    World Wildlife Fund disappointed over LCDS budget cut

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Guianas has expressed concern that the cut to the budgetary allocation for the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) will undoubtedly negatively impact the country’s development initiatives through the revolutionary programme.

  • Issue date: 
    6 May 2013

    Guidelines for Stratification for REDD+: Using a National Inventory

    Engaging in REDD+ and seeking to take pa

  • Issue date: 
    May 8, 2013

    Agricultural Intensification Could Run Up High Bills In The Long-Run

    Maximizing crop yields on existing farms in an effort to stem rampant land clearance in developing countries may become financially untenable in the long-term, researchers say.

  • REDD+ projects: A review of selected REDD+ project designs

    April, 2013. Scheyvens, Henry; Sagara, Miho and Ibarra Gené, Enrique. Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan. 133 pages. ISBN: 978‐4‐88788‐133‐4

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    April 29, 2013
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    April 29, 2013

    Comparing carbon market and forest management standards

    Danish NGO NEPCon has recently released a study entitled ‘Field perspective comparison of forest carbon and forest management standards.’ The research, commissioned by the Rainforest Alliance, recognizes the function of responsible forest management in retaining and increasing carbon stocks.

by Dr. Radut