Australia has quietly shelved its Kalimantan Forest Carbon Partnership project. The US$43 million project will be closed before most of the project’s targets have been met.
Al Jazeera recently picked up the story about David Nilsson’s questionable REDD carbon trading activities in Peru. REDD-Monitor has been following this story since April 2011 when Indigenous organisations AIDESEP and COICA produced a statement condemning Nilsson and demanding that the public prosecutor’s office intervene by expelling Nilsson from Peru.
A new briefing note from Forest Peoples Programme and Yayasan Pusaka documents how the Kalimantan Forest Carbon Partnership project has failed to implement the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for local communities.