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Gov't illegal logging target 'irrational': Activist

The reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) scheme would allow forestry nations like Indonesia to harvest dollars from forest protection programs. A report from Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has warned that the REDD scheme would only succeed if corruption, financial management capacity and transparency for financial transfer were addressed. It said many of the countries with the most remaining forests were also those with the weakest governance structures to control corruption. "Our report underlines that we should be paying increased attention to the measurements, reporting and verification of REDD-related financial flows," Cifor director Frances Seymour said.
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