Category Archives: REDD+ Poverty Reduction

Forests and development: a complex relationship

The relationship between forests and development is complex. It is often said that more than one billion of the world’s poorest people rely on forests for their livelihoods. But while people in poverty often rely on forests, we cannot assume … Continue reading

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Who are the real decision makers in REDD+?

As Government Ministers and Heads of States arrive in Durban to thrash out an agreement on climate change, there have been many meetings and events on how to move ahead with REDD+. Many of them have been focussed on reference … Continue reading

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Progress on pro-poor REDD+

Prior to the negotiations kicking off in Durban, IIED held an event on how pro-poor REDD+ is progressing. The event provided a forum for NGOs, researchers, donors and REDD+ country governments to share experiences and learn lessons from progress so far.  … Continue reading

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