Monday, December 16, 2019

Forest dwellers on shaky legal ground in Indonesian REDD

Indonesia continues to eye the enormous funds that Norway offered Brazil last year in exchange for reducing deforestation in the Amazon.

In recent bilateral talks in Oslo, Norway made clear that more forest aid to Indonesia will depend on the forest giant’s willingness to curb its lucrative palm oil and pulp industries.

The role of indigenous people in forest climate schemes was not on the agenda in Oslo.

Development Today is a subscription-based online journal. To subscribe click here.

If you are already a subscriber to Development Today please log in.

Would you like to know more about Development Today? Click here.