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Can Climate Action Resuscitate Tropical Forests?

To be successful, money pledged to protect forests must tackle the underlying drivers of deforestation.

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New Hope for Restoring Forest Landscapes

A new map shows a world of opportunity for restoration of forest landscapes. COP-15 negotiators should take note.

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Forest Taxation in Post-1994 Cameroon

Distributional Mechanisms and Emerging Links with Poverty Alleviation and Equity

This working paper documents a study of the Cameroonian forest taxation system, examining the distribution practices of the government.

Broken Promises

Forest Revenue-Sharing in Cameroon

This Forest Note summarizes findings from case studies of
three rural councils in Cameroon regarding implementation of the government's annual forestry fee revenue-sharing system from 2000-2002....

Brazil Pledges Ambitious Emissions Reductions

New targets and deforestation numbers put Brazil in the spotlight.

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Green Taxation

Ecosystem Services is playing a growing role in Brazilian environmental law.

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Legally REDD

Building Readiness for REDD by Supporting Developing Countries in the Fight Against Illegal Logging

If reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) is to work effectively, developing countries will need support to build the capacities required for enforcing their own laws and regulations. At present, timber production that violates the developing country’s own laws both...

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