Forests and Climate (REDD)

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation

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Traps and Dangers of REDD and other Forest Conservation Projects

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This is a precautionary guide, based on an analysis of documents and contracts related to REDD (proposed or already signed), which clearly illustrates what is happening to those communities that have already signed-up to one of these contracts and the underlying risks that exist for others who may be tempted by similar projects.

REDD and the Underlying Causes of Deforestation and Forest Degradation

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This report is based on five case studies prepared by national organisations in Brazil, Colombia, India, Uganda and Tanzania It concludes that projects and policies related to REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhancing forest carbon stocks) fail to address the underlying causes of forest loss and might contribute to further deforestation instead.

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