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From REDD+ projects to ‘jurisdictional REDD+’: more bad news for the climate and communities

For many people, REDD+ is about projects that save forests. In reality, however, REDD+ has never been about protecting forests and also no longer really is about projects but about programmes covering whole regions or provinces within a country. Though many REDD+ projects continue to exist, causing harm to indigenous peoples and forest communities by restricting their traditional forest use practises

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Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Deforestation drivers
  • Ecological services
  • Foreign investors
  • Forest policy and administration
  • Forest trade and finance
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Timor-Leste
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
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Author (individual) Jutta Kill
Author (corporate) World Rainforest Movement
Publication date 2017
Keywords REDD+,jurisdicational REDD,UN Paris Agreement
Date uploaded August 11, 2018, 06:12 (UTC)
Date modified August 13, 2018, 08:50 (UTC)