Saturday, November 18, 2017

Opinion / DT 21-22 / 2007

No silver bullet for combating deforestation

Throwing huge amounts of money at forest problems in developing countries through Reduced Emissions from Deforestation schemes is no guarantee that forest loss will be stopped or even slowed down. In fact, it could even cause more problems for forest peoples and push deforestation into new areas.
Tom Griffiths

Tom Griffiths is a social anthropologist and Policy Advisor at Forest Peoples Programme, UK.

 

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