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Issue date: 
Nov 22, 2010

Cameroon Timber Tax Shows Problems Distributing REDD Payments To Locals

A new study finds a lack of transparency and corruption are reducing the impact of an initiative in Cameroon that channels a portion of national timber levies to rural forest communities. The study highlights the challenges of using a climate change pact to do something similar in forested regions around the world.

Issue date: 
20 May 2010

National deforestation workshop in Cameroon looks beyond the forest

While it is clear that deforestation is an important source of global carbon emissions, the potential role that agricultural mosaics at the forest margin could play, to help reduce pressure on the forest, store carbon and create benefits for local people is gaining evidence   Scientists and fo


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by Dr. Radut