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Forests and Climate Change

In tree plantations in Paraguay, public money is driving private profit: What is Germany’s role?

9 Dec, 2021

Forestry and land-use are a hot topic in the current climate debate, and play an important role in German climate finance. This article, originally published on, looks at tree plantations that have received support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) that Germany is supporting and the impacts that they are having on peasant communities.  When researchers from a Paraguayan NGO called Heñoi went to find out what life was like around the industrial tree plantations that have been cropping …

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