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Voices From the Congo Basin

Incorporating the Perspectives of Local Stakeholders for Improved REDD Design

This working paper summarizes the feedback and conclusions from a series of workshops for local and indigenous communities in Cameroon and the DRC held in 2008 and 2009, discussing REDD design and implementation.

Progress on Amazonian Deforestation and Land Reform

President Lula’s targeted vetoes to controversial but landmark legislation mark significant progress towards protecting the Amazon forest.

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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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Fact Sheet: Climate Change, Forests and Finance

Reliable, long-term funding from the U.S. and other developed countries could help maintain forests and mitigate climate change.

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Beyond Carbon Financing

The Role of Sustainable Development Policies and Measures in REDD

This report looks beyond quantifying emissions reductions at a more flexible approach for recognizing mitigation actions being taken by developing countries in the forest sector. This approach ensures that countries with high historical emissions are not necessarily favored for support, and it...

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