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Nielsen talks about South American Role Models

RESEARCHER OUTREACH: Tobias Nielsen talks about Ecuador’s Socio Bosque and Peru’s Programa Bosque as Role Models? at a UN climate conference side-event (Dec. 4).

 

REDD and Beyond: International and Indigenous Strategies in Forest Protection

REDD is one a series of incentive-based mechanisms for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to REDD, and partly out of criticism to it, a number of further political and financial instruments for forest protection in Latin America have emerged over the last years. But how effective are these various instruments with regard to forest protection? How socially inclusive are they with respect to indigenous communities and other vulnerable forest users?

In a joint side-event by Lund University and the NGO Climate Alliance, experts and stakeholders address these questions for several Latin American countries, including the Peru, the host country of this year’s UN climate change conference. Apart from colleagues from the department of political science (Fariborz Zelli, Tobias Nielsen), our speakers include representatives of the Peruvian environmental ministry, forest protection NGOs, indigenous associations and German development agencies.

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Programme

Moderation: Andreas Kress (Climate Alliance) and Fariborz Zelli (Lund University)

  • Social Inclusiveness of REDD in Peru
    Fariborz Zelli (Lund University), Jonas Ibrahim Hein (DIE / German Development Institute) and Hannes Hotz (DIE / German Development Institute)
  • Safeguards for Forest Conservation in Peru
    Maria Pia Moreno (GIZ) and Lucas Dourojeanni (MINAM / Peruvian Minstry of the Environment)
  • REDD+ Indígena Amazónica
    Alberto Pizango Chota (AIDESEP / Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest)
  • Ecuador’s Socio Bosque and Peru’s Programa Bosque as Role Models?
    Tobias Dan Nielsen (Lund University)
  • Timberland Investment – how effective are they for biodiversity and local communities?
    Linda Rohnstock (OroVerde - Tropical Forest Foundation)
  • How Local Authorities can contribute to forest protection – some practical examples
    Thomas Brose (Climate Alliance)
  • Concluding remarks
    Translation: Elke Falley-Rothkopf (Spanish-English)

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