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New Focali Brief: Guyana-Norway REDD+ agreement - Payments based on performance - or politics?

Photo: Sabine Henders

New Focali Brief: Guyana-Norway REDD+ agreement - Payments based on performance - or politics?

Focali Brief 2013:04 by Sabine Henders and Madelene Ostwald

The second audit of Guyana’s progress under the Norway-Guyana REDD+ agreement was completed in December 2012. It found that seven out of ten verification indicators were not or only partially met. Nevertheless, the Norwegian government allocated additional funds of 45 million USD to Guyana due to “continued improvements”. Focali has written about the debated bilateral agreement between Norway and Guyana earlier (Focali Brief 2010:01 & 2011:01) and is now revisiting the process in this Brief. 
 
Download the Focali Brief here 
 

Further reading:

Read the Rainforest Alliance audit report from 2012 here 
 
Read the two previously published Focali briefs about Guyana here: 
 

Stepping up Swedish action on tropical deforestation - Dialogue on International Day of Forests

On the International Day of Forests we would like to invite you to identify entry points for Swedish actors who want to help reduce tropical deforestation. The event is organized by Focali, SIANI and ...

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