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13 September 2011

Finance sector favours ‘nested’ approach to REDD+

A hybrid mechanism, in which tradable credits can be issued directly to forest carbon projects, as well as to national governments, is the clear preference of the private finance sector for rewarding projects that reduce deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), according to a report from the

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Significance of forests

Gone are the days of talking only about timber and other forest product in the context of the forest. With these products as it is, another opportunity growing in the forests is carbon. Interestingly, the standing trees could deliver money without dying, and help communities invest on climate-change adaptation.

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22 July 2011

International Forest Carbon Association (IFCA)

Carbon Positive is involved with a number of participants in the forest carbon sector to establish a representative organisation, the International Forest Carbon Association (IFCA).

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May 20, 2011

Forestry Investments in Emerging Markets

nvestments in forestry have many desirable features. Under certain conditions, forestry investments yield attractive returns to investors and can contribute substantially to the economic, social and environmental development of countries.

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June, 2011

Assessing the Financial Flows for REDD+: the Pledge-Implementation Gap

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July, 2011

Workshop on Private sector engagement on REDD+ in Lao PDR

In the last months, the Government of Lao PDR received proposals from numerous private enterprises seeking to develop forest carbon projects in Laos.

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May 27. 2011

Carbon investors turn to forestry

At an Environmental Finance conference this month, financers signalled strong interest to invest in forest carbon projects. Given that imminent investment is needed, how close are we to a framework that propels financers to back forestry?

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May 20, 2011

Funding for Forests: UK government support for REDD+

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April 23, 2011

Rockefellers' 1Sky Unveils the New 350.org: More $ -- More Delusion

by Huntington News Net

World’s Greatest Magic Trick      

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November 2010

REDD-plus Finance

Seven major bilateral and multilateral funding initiatives have recently been created to support the new concept of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation.


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