News and discussion about forest mapping and land tenure in the Congo Basin

Actualités et analyses sur la cartographie et les droits aux terres dans le bassin du Congo

News Round-up: November 11 – 24, 2013

News Round-up: November 11 – 24, 2013

REDD+ carbon market stabilizes, but risk of supply glut looms – November 13, 2013 The market for carbon credits generated under projects that reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) showed signs of stabilizing in 2012 after a sharp drop in 2011, finds Forest Trends’ new assessment of the global forest carbon market. http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1113-state-of-redd-carbon-market-2012.html#kEHUzroYaMKb1tI1.99 Congo-Kinshasa: An Example in DRC…

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News Round-up: Oct 28 – Nov 10, 2013

News Round-up: Oct 28 – Nov 10, 2013

Brazzaville Declaration – October 28, 2013 Backed by six countries, Brazzaville Declaration is latest effort to slow destruction of valuable habitat but lacks detail about the potential role of local communities, of which there are many tens of thousands in the Central African forests. http://www.rtcc.org/2013/10/28/un-hopes-congo-deal-can-save-africas-rainforests/ Communities can monitor forests ‘as well as experts’ – October 29, 2013 Communities living alongside…

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