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Brief: In the aftermath of a REDD+ bilateral agreement

Brief: In the aftermath of a REDD+ bilateral agreement

Focali Brief 2011:01 by Sabine Henders and Madelene Ostwald.

The bilateral REDD+ agreement between Norway and Guyana in 2009 has received international attention. This Focali brief gives and update on the Gyuana case from the previous brief (Henders 2010).

The bilateral REDD+ agreement between Norway and Guyana in 2009 has received international attention, both as an innovative model for forest conservation activities under continued economic development, and for allowing Guyana to increase its historically low deforestation rates. Now the discussion turns to Guyana’s plans to use the Norwegian REDD+ funds for a project that might in fact increase deforestation in Guyana.

Click here to download the brief (Focali brief 2011:01).

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