REDD in Colombia: Using Forests to Finance Conservation and Communities in Colombia's Choco, a Former War Zone

11 November 2009

 Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD), a climate change mechanism proposed by the U.N., has been widely lauded for its potential to simultaneously deliver a variety of benefits at multiple scales. But serious questions remain, especially in regard to local communities. Will they benefit from REDD?