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Free prior and informed consent (FPIC)

We have 3 items tagged with ‘Free prior and informed consent (FPIC)’.
  • Women discuss forest management at a Community Forest User Group meeting in Nepal. Photo: WOCAN

    Gender and REDD+

    Women from poor, forest-dependent communities play a key role in the management of forests, and yet they are frequently marginalised from decision-making in communities. This is a problem as gender equity is essential for tackling more sustainable forest management, and to achieving the aims of REDD+, which aims to reduce emissions and conserve forests in specific countries

    12 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • Discussing free, prior and informed consent in REDD+

    Free, prior and informed consent in REDD+: going beyond the right to say ‘no’

    How could obtaining the free prior, and informed consent of communities be applied to REDD+, a scheme that aims to compensate communities for keeping their forests standing?

    27 July 2012 | Blog | Forests
  • REDD+: a win-win deal is possible!

    With the dusk of the International Year of Forests fast approaching, reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, sustainable forest management, conservation and enhancement of carbon stocks (REDD+) has the potential to bring positive changes to the lives of people who are dependent on forests for their livelihoods. But this can only happen if REDD+ is implemented in a way that ensures their participation in the process.

    17 November 2011 | Blog | Forests
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