“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.
By Chris Lang Yesterday, REDD-Monitor wrote about the Althelia Climate Fund. The post was based on a new report published by Re:Common and Counter Balance. The report focussed on Althelia’s REDD projects in Kenya as well the financial structure of the fund.