by learningtheflowers

0904_06_guerra_kuna_yala

REDD+ versus indigenous people

“Doubts lingered about a few basic questions: who owned the Kuna’s carbon rights? Where would their carbon credits — their value in cash — end up? And perhaps most importantly: why would the Kuna need incentives to avoid deforestation when they had, in fact, preserved their forests so well without outside help?”

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