In a new response to the ‘Eliasch Review’, the London-based Overseas Development Institute has warned that ‘capacity strengthening’ of long-neglected forestry institutions in order to undertake REDD programmes could take ‘decades’.
Last week, articles covered a report by the Rights and Resources Intiative, forest destruction in Indonesia and the UK, more on the Eliasch Review and a new climate trust fund in Indonesia. Meanwhile, The Guardian asks whether Canopy Capital’s activities in Guyana are really “win-win”.
A round up of media coverage of REDD over the past seven days. It’s been a busy week. IUCN’s World Conservation Congress ended at the beginning of the week. During the Congress, The Forests Dialogue released its position on REDD. The Eliasch Report came out on Tuesday.