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September 2, 2013

Communities need more than money to stop clearing their forests, new research shows

According to a recent study funded by the World Bank and published in Science magazine, tropical land use change was responsible fo

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December 6, 2012

Bolivian delegation in Doha: “this is a COP of climate change not a COP of carbon trade”

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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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December 02, 2011

COP-17: Bolivia’s forest proposal gets little attention

BOLIVIA has tabled a new proposal on forest conservation, but has so far been disappointed by the lack of attention from other negotiators, it said yesterday at the United Nations (UN) climate- change talks in Durban.

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November 21, 2011

Will Programs to Off-Set Carbon Emissions Fuel Further Conflict in Bolivia's Forests?

The question in Bolivia and all over the Global South is whether forests should be protected, for a price, and who gets a share of that money.

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Latin American partners awarded for sustainable forestry and microfinance

Oikocredit partners in Guatemala and Bolivia received awards for excellence in their operations. One successfully cares for the environment and generates jobs, while the other contributes to community development through microfinance.

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September 8, 2011

Amazon protest -- development before environment?

The decision by leaders of the Sub Central of the Indigenous Territory and National Isiboro Secure Park (TIPNIS), to initiate a 500-kilometre protest march on Bolivia's capital of La Paz capital has ignited much debate about the nature of Bolivia’s first indigenous led-government.

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August 4, 2011

IFC supports sustainable forestry management with financing and advisory services for SLV Bolivia

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will provide a $6 million loan and advisory services to veneer and plywood producer SLV Bolivia to support a business model that sources wood from sustainably managed natural fores

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July1, 2011

Biodiversity Conservation through Sustainable Forest Management by Local Communities

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June 8, 2011

Bolivia Criticizes Market Mechanisms in the Cancún Agreement and REDD

Bonn, Germany – On Monday, a two-week long round of UN climate negotiations, lasting from June 6 to June 17, 2011, kicked off in Bonn, Germany. The talks will prepare for the way for the COP 17, which takes place November 28, 2011 to December 9, 2011 in Durban, South Africa.


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by Dr. Radut