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World Bank’s carbon market threatens forest people’s rights

Andy White  World Bank’s carbon market threatens forest people’s rights Andy White

Lack of safeguards for indigenous land rights opened the door for accelerated deforestation and palm oil plantations across Indonesia; as Ebola recedes, Liberia faces the same threats   A new report finds that Indigenous Peoples and local communities control less than one sixth of tropical forests – despite living in or near the forests and safeguarding them – in eight ...

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Nigeria bags second REDD+ programme funding

Salisu Dahiru  Nigeria bags second REDD+ programme funding Salisu COP e1494713025422

The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) of the World Bank has approved Nigeria’s REDD Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP). The approval was made at the FCPF’s 16th Policy Council meeting that held a week ago in Geneva, Switzerland. About $3.6 million will be allocated to Nigeria to implement the R-PP. According to Salisu Dahiru, head of Nigeria’s UN-REDD+ Programme, the main ...

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