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Poverty Reduction - Deforestation, Poverty & Economic Dependency

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January 16, 2012

Ministry says REDD+ creates wider benefits beyond reducing deforestation, degradation

Agriculture State Minister Sileshi Getahun said that the implementation of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has evolved wider benefits in managing forests more sustainably, ensuring greater conservation efforts and carbon through forest expansion, beyond reduci

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December 27, 2012

Logging concessions and local livelihoods in Cameroon

Sustainable forest management gives the opportunity to better integrate the way local populations use thei

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December 10th, 2012

Community guidelines for accessing forestry voluntary carbon markets

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok 2012

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November 7, 2012

Bigger Picture Landscape Approach to Forest-Agriculture Management Gains Credibility

A world population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 is going to create ever-greater demand for food and fuel, putting ever-growing pressure on forests.

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October 22, 2012

The Clinton Foundation Partners with Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty

Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty (COTAP.org) today announced its partnership with the William J. Clinton Foundation, adding the Clinton Development Initiative’s (CDI) Trees of Hope project in Malawi as the fourth project to its growing portfolio of certified forestry carbon projects.

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October 16, 2012

Forests or Agriculture: not necessarily an ‘all or nothing’ trade-off

BOGOR, Indonesia (16 October, 2012)_Making informed decisions on how to reduce carbon emissions from forestry and agriculture requires some solid knowledge about potential tradeoffs between development and conservation objectives: what you manage to win through  avoided deforestation or reduced c

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Can adaptation be a hook for local engagement in REDD+?

As a primarily local issue, adaptation has more direct relevance to local people than the mitigation potential of REDD+, and in the absence of long term monetary benefits from REDD+, could emphasising the tangible contributions to local environmental conditions and wider governance reforms of RED

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17 September 2012

Making Forestry Work for the Poor: Assessment of the Contribution of Forestry to Poverty Alleviation in Asia and the Pacific

Since the launch of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) over a decade ago, concerted efforts have been made around the world to improve the contribution of different economic sectors to poverty eradication.

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Sept 3, 2012

Poor seek to cut CDM access at U.N. climate talks

(Reuters Point Carbon) - More than 130 of the world's poorest nations have sought to pressure richer countries to agree new legally-binding goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions by threatening to deny them access to cheap U.N.

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September 04, 2012

Bolivia should prioritize cattle ranching, law enforcement in deforestation fight

Bolivia should prioritize environmental law enforcement and slowing expansion of large-scale cattle ranching to reduce Amazon deforestation, argues a study published last month by researchers from G


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by Dr. Radut