To be successful, money pledged to protect forests must tackle the underlying drivers of deforestation.
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.
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....
Climate change is a global issue that requires action from all countries. As the U.S. Congress develops a domestic climate and energy package, the United States seeks assurance that other countries will also act and a means to track the progress of commitments by verifying that actions have been implemented.
Athena Ballesteros explains how international climate finance could make or break a deal in Copenhagen.
In December 2009, diplomats from around the world will convene in Copenhagen, Denmark to decide on a new international agreement on climate change. The following questions and answers address the agreements and structures that form the basis of the Copenhagen climate change negotiations.
The Democratic Republic of Congo cancelled logging operation titles in 12 million hectares of tropical forest this year in an effort to promote sustainable, socially responsible forest management.
WRI submitted comments to the US Treasury on key issues the World Bank must address during its World Bank Energy Strategy review.
Following the recent violence over natural resource use, Peru has an opportunity to balance economic development with human rights protections.