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REDD: A New Danger for Adivasis and Forest Dwellers

A new international climate scheme called "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation of forests" (REDD) is a part of international negotiations around climate change. REDD basically is a scheme intended to channel money from rich countries to developing ones for the purpose of protecting their forests. Unfortunately, REDD and its latest avatar, REDD-plus, have become part of the Copenhagen Accord.Read More While it sounds wonderful on paper, REDD is actually a facade for what will become a massive land grab - with devastating consequences in India and around the world.


Want to know more? Read our two page Background Note on REDD in the Copenhagen Accord.

For further details, you can see our critique below on the draft REDD agreement.


More information concerning REDD at a global level can also be found on these websites:

 

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