Report: Protecting Community Forest Rights Helps Reduce Carbon Emissions

PrintA new, exhaustive analysis of community forest rights across the globe links the protection of those rights to reducing carbon emissions from deforestation. The report, produced by the World Resources Institute and the Rights and Resources Initiative, suggests that building and strengthening systems of land rights and tenure for forest dependent communities is an effective tool in the effort to halt global deforestation.  View the full report here.

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