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UGANDA: Carbon Finance May Not Benefit Forest Communities

Posted on 30 November 2010 by admin

Mabira Forest, Uganda. Credit: S A Perez/Wikicommons

Mabira Forest, Uganda. Credit: S A Perez/Wikicommons/

By Rosebell Kagumire*

KAMPALA, Nov 30, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Uganda has lost more than two million hectares of forest since 1990, mostly converted to farmland by a growing population of smallholders. Carbon finance through the REDD programme is often presented as one way to arrest this destruction, but only if the benefits clearly translate to the grassroots. Continue Reading

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