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Corruption could undermine REDD

Date : 3rd June 2010, Source : Mongabay



With four billion US dollars pledged last week to kick-start the Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD), a new report by Global Witness warns that the funds could do little to stem deforestation if governance and accountability are not improved and corruption tackled. The REDD program provides funds to tropical nations to keep forests standing as a means to sequester carbon.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0603-hance_corruption_redd.html





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