In November 2020, the Green Climate Fund approved a REDD project in Nicaragua that risks conflict, criminalisation and repression of critical voices.
By Chris Lang A recent report by Action pour la Promotion et Protection des Peoples et Espèces Menacées (APEM) and Rainforest Foundation UK looks at the social impacts of two REDD projects in Mai Ndombe province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The report is based on grassroots research carried out over two years. The…
In January 2021, the Treasury Committee on Economic Crime held a meeting, that includes a must read exchange between Angela Eagle, Labour MP for Wallasey, and Graeme Biggar, Director-General, National Economic Crime Centre.
By Chris Lang Last week, Forest Peoples Programme put out a series of reports looking at the following question: To what extent have government in the world’s five most forested tropical countries rolled back on social and environmental safeguards and what are the consequences of this for Indigenous Peoples and their territories?