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Paying for the environment? Can the REDD+ mechanism and the Payments for Environmental Services (PES) tackle the underlying causes of deforestation?

Written by: Alain Karsenty, Christian Castellanet, Aurélie Vogel, Sylvain Angerand

Writing date: June 2013

Organizations: Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD), Groupe de Recherches et d’Echanges Technologiques (GRET), Les Amis de la Terre

Type of document: Paper / Document for wide distribution

Summary

This paper presents the discussions held during the workshop organised by CIRAD, GRET and Les Amis de la Terre on 17 and 18 June 2013 in Nogent-sur-Marne. The workshop was attended by close to 100 representatives of NGOs, research organisations, private enterprises, governments and European, international and national public institutions. It does not express the individual opinions of the organisers or the participants.

This workshop was organised with financial assistance from the European Union and the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy through the REPERE programme (the “Paying for the Environment? REDD+ and payments for environmental services: between commodification and fair development” project).

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