Do win-win solutions that perfectly achieve all three ‘E’s (equity, efficiency and effectiveness) exist?
Land use planning is the first step if conservation, timber production, mining activities and agriculture are to co-exist.
Scientists find DRC administration is struggling to build the capacity it needs to enforce legislation.
DRC and its forests remain a fragile state despite taking significant steps to rebuild institutions and maintain stability.
Brazil’s government claims a 76 percent reduction in deforestation rate since 2004.
Countries face huge technical challenge in the accurate measurement of greenhouse gas emissions.
In Vietnam, ecosystem payments are often unevenly distributed, resulting in the dominance of the local elite.
Should benefits go only to forest actors who successfully reduce emissions, or those who have the “right” to benefit from REDD+?
The trend undermines calls for free, prior and informed consent from local communities.
Uncertainty behind REDD+ financing means developers need a new approach.