By Chris Lang An Indian company called Kanaka Management Systems has plans to set up a REDD project covering an area of more than 72 million hectares in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In April 2022, NGOs working in DRC wrote to DRC’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development raising…
“In the wake of the pandemic the Peruvian Government has been really rolling back its social and environmental protections” – part 3 of REDD-Monitor’s interview with Tom Younger of Forest Peoples Programme.
“The Peruvian Government is resisting fulfilling its legal obligations to title Indigenous lands”: Interview with Tom Younger, Peru Programme Coordinator and Policy Advisor at Forest Peoples Programme.
In 2011, a Swiss company called World Markets AG bought five million “carbon benefit units”. They came from the April Salumei REDD project in Papua New Guinea. World Markets sold the “carbon benefit units” at a profit of over US$5 million.
In June 2016, REDD-Monitor wrote about WWF’s partnership with Rougier, a French logging company, in Cameroon. Survival International had accused WWF of partnering with a company that is logging the forests without the consent of the local indigenous Baka communities. REDD-Monitor followed up some questions to WWF about its partnership with the loggers.