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Guyana forest carbon plan struggle to get off paper | Latest

Guyana forest carbon plan struggle to get off paper | Latest | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it

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. The idea was hailed as an innovative way to spur economic development while helping prevent destruction of rainforests like the Iwokrama reserve - home to thousands of species of trees, a broad array of orchids and wildlife from caimans to rare tropical birds.

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CIFOR Forests Blog » Forested countries need reassurance

CIFOR Forests Blog » Forested countries need reassurance | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
“REDD is a massive investment for developing countries, and they need the assurance that REDD is the right path to take, otherwise they will have little incentive to develop programmes at the national level,” said Kristy Graham, ...
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