Outcry from indigenous groups prompts change of rules in LEAF forest carbon scheme
NewsNovember 18, 2022
/ By: Ann Danaiya Usher
Indigenous organisations in the Brazilian state of Acre were kept in the dark for almost a year about the state government’s plan to sell forest carbon credits to the Norwegian and UK-financed LEAF Coalition. In response to criticism from indigenous groups, LEAF has, belatedly, introduced new rules requiring states to inform indigenous peoples before they submit proposals. But key questions remain unanswered.
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