Avoided Deforestation (REDD) and Indigenous Peoples: Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Amazon Context



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This book published by the Instituto Socioambiental, with support from partner institution Forest Trends, seeks to provide a source of information and reflections which can be useful for the discussion and implementation of REDD projects in indigenous lands, in Brazil, and other Amazon countries. Contents include: - Indigenous Lands and the Climate Crisis - Forest Resources in Indigenous Territories and REDD Projects in the Amazon Basin - A Legal Opinion on the Ownership of Carbon Credits Generated by Forest Activities on Indigenous Lands in Brazil - The Surui Project: Building Indigenous Peoples' Capacity for Informed Engagement with REDD Finance - Legal Aspects of the Surui Carbon Project