Rights and Resources Initiative

Type: Organization
Name: Rights and Resources Initiative
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

ADVISORY: Report Launch: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change

WASHINGTON—The World Resources Institute (WRI) and Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) will host a launch event for the new report, Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change , on July ... [Published WRI - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Q&A: Why Are Community Forests So Important?

Around the world, forest communities are at risk of losing their homes to settlers, cattle ranchers, illegal loggers, and companies. These activities not only devastate the communities who depend on forests for their livelihoods and culture, but also ... [Published WRI - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

By defending against land...

Posted Jul. 3, 2014 / Posted by: Jeff ConantTwo weeks ago, we asked Friends of the Earth members to sign a petition asking British palm oil company EPO and Malaysian palm oil company KLK to respect the demand of  Liberian communities to end their operations ... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank and UN carbon offset scheme 'complicit' in genocidal land grabs - NGOs

_ Between 2000 and 2010, a total of 500 million acres of land in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean was acquired or negotiated under deals brokered on behalf of foreign governments or transnational corporations.Many such deals are geared toward ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank forests projects under fire

The World Bank continues to play a prominent role in promoting initiatives to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), which it sees as a key policy in global efforts to tackle climate change despite repeated criticism by civil ... [Published Bretton Woods Project - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Status of Forest Carbon Rights and Implications for Communities, the Carbon Trade, and REDD+ Investments

The Rights and Resources Initiative is pleased to announce the release of its latest research on the challenges of establishing carbon rights and its implications on Indigenous Peoples and local communities.The brief, Status of Forest Carbon Rights and ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Study Warns of Possible REDD+ Land Grab

A new report by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) found that REDD+, the UN program to reduce global carbon emissions, may be putting indigenous communities at risk, jeopardizing local land rights and laying the groundwork for large-scale “carbon ... [Published The Borneo Project - Apr 04 2014]

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...network (Nran) – a group of African civil society organisations - signed by over 60 international NGOs accused the Bank with the above words of "both admitting its complicity in the forced relocation of the Sengwer People as well as offering to collude with the Kenyan government to cover-up cultural genocide."

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ADVISORY: Report Launch: How Strengthening Comm... [Published WRI - Jul 18 2014]
Q&A: Why Are Community Forests So Important? [Published WRI - Jul 17 2014]
By defending against land... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 07 2014]
World Bank and UN carbon offset scheme 'complic... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 03 2014]
World Bank forests projects under fire [Published Bretton Woods Project - Jun 20 2014]
Status of Forest Carbon Rights and Implications... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 09 2014]
Study Warns of Possible REDD+ Land Grab [Published The Borneo Project - Apr 04 2014]
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Status of Forest Carbon Rights and Implications... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 09 2014]
The Rights and Resources Initiative is pleased to announce the release of its latest research on the challenges of establishing carbon rights and its implications on Indigenous Peoples and local communities.The brief, Status of Forest Carbon Rights and ...
Study Warns of Possible REDD+ Land Grab [Published The Borneo Project - Apr 04 2014]
A new report by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) found that REDD+, the UN program to reduce global carbon emissions, may be putting indigenous communities at risk, jeopardizing local land rights and laying the groundwork for large-scale “carbon ...
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