REDD + and the Indigenous Question : A Case Study from Ecuador

  title={REDD + and the Indigenous Question : A Case Study from Ecuador},
  author={Pablo Reed},
One of the main issues regarding the implementation of REDD+ in Latin America has been the growing concern that such projects may infringe upon the rights and negatively affect the livelihoods of forest-dependent communities. Various indigenous and civil society organizations are ardently opposed to the initiative. Such is the case in Ecuador, where indigenous opposition to REDD+ represents a considerable obstacle in the creation of a national strategy since more than 60% of the country‘s… CONTINUE READING

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