What is REDD? A Guide for Indigenous Communities - 1st Edition

Publisher: AIPP, FPP, IWGIA and Tebtebba
Author: Writers: Eleonor Baldo-Soriano, Joan Carling, Raymond de Chavez, Christian Erni, Helen Tugendhat
Number of pages: 105
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-66-9
Publication language: English
Release year: 2010

This book provides information material on REDD (Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in developing countries), one of the mitigation measures now promoted for combating climate change, and its implications for indigenous peoples. It is intended primarily for indigenous peoples as a guide in understanding climate change, REDD and how they relate to the recognition and exercise of the collective rights of indigenous peoples. As a guidebook for communities, the content is simplified and accompanied by illustrations and photos for visualization. Translated versions of this guidebook in several languages are also being published in REDD countries in Asia.

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