The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) held a Council of Ministers meeting on 14-15 August 2014, 2014 at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The SADC People’s Summit took place as a parallel event in Baluawayo, Zimbabwe.
The No REDD in Africa Network has released a letter to the United Nations and the Kenyan Government condemning the evictions of the Sengwer Indigenous People from their homes in the Embobut Forest.
In August 2013, the No REDD in Africa Network met in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. The members of the Network, which was launched at the World Social Forum earlier this year, produced a short statement, posted in full below.
On 22 April 2013, the No REDD in Africa Network sent a letter to Jerry Brown, Governor of California, opposing the inclusion of REDD offsets in California’s Global Warming Solutions Act, AB-32.
During the World Social Forum, a group of African organisations and individuals took part in the launch of a “No REDD in Africa Network”. Given the problems with the REDD mechanism, REDD-Monitor welcomes critical debate about REDD, but could REDD really cause genocide, as the press release about the launch of the No REDD Network…