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Issue date: 
19 January 2012

Funding for climate change projects poor

Dar es Salaam.

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Jan 18, 2012

Norway pledges $300 million/year to green world's power

(Published by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon)

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August 4, 2010

Engaging the Private Sector in the Potential Generation of REDD+ Carbon Credits : An Analysis of Issues

Climate Focus led a team of experts to analyze opportunities for involving the private sector in the generation of REDD+ credits for the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

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January, 2011

Proposals from the Private Sector for Engagement at Scale in REDD+

In response to requests by senior representatives of leading companies, this project of the World Economic Forum aims to identify opportunities for greater engagement and investment in REDD+ activities for the private sector across the value chain, including by addressing drivers of deforestation

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12 January 2012

REDD+: Funding for carbon trading projects halted

Dar es Salaam.  Funding for a carbon trading system known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) has been suspended until further negotiations between poor countries and powerful industrial nations.

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Tanzanian minister highlights global demand for timber

The global demand for timber resources has been highlighted by Tanzania's Minister for Natural Resources, who has called on international investors to entrust more of their money to alternative funds such as timber funds.

Ezekiel Maige told a gathering of international businessmen in the East African nation that the national demand for timber and its byproducts had reached 5 million cubic metres, while the nation's timber farms currently only had the capacity to produce 1.2 million cubic metres.

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January 8th, 2012

Mexico can’t see the wood for the trees

An indigenous community in Mexico wants to drop protected conservation status for its area because it feels it has lost real control of its land and way of life. Concern about carbon emissions is blinding policy makers to the failures of some of their conservation policies.

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December 23, 2011

Alternatives to carbon markets to finance REDD

At the beginning of the UN climate negotiations in Durban (COP17), FERN published a short report looking at carbon markets as a means of financing REDD.

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19 Dec 2011

Guyana forest carbon plan struggles to get off paper

(Reuters) - After decades of depending on bauxite, timber and gold for revenue, Guyana proposed five years ago that wealthy foreigners pay it to protect its tropical South American rainforests.

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Dec. 13, 2011

ERA Surpasses 2 Million Tonnes in Carbon Offset Sales

ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. is pleased to announce that the company has achieved a new sales milestone, having sold more than 2 million tonnes of forest based carbon offsets to customers and clients around the world.


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by Dr. Radut