Can forest-rich countries learn from the mistakes of extractive projects and avoid unleashing their own resource curse?
An Illegal Logging Case Study
This working paper explores the types of information and supporting data necessary to ensure that national strategies to reduce emissions are developed and implemented effectively. It does so by focusing on measures to address illegal logging, drawing on specific strategies and recommendations...
WRI’s Davida Wood answers questions on the current situation in Kyrgyzstan and its link to electricity governance.
Lawyers in India advocate for environmental rights, one case at a time.
To combat global warming, forests must be part of the solution. How can we make good forest stewardship a reality?
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.