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REDD+ and the Green Climate Fund: Confirming the Worst Fears

20 Feb, 2019

By Simone Lovera-Bilderbeek, director, Global Forest Coalition, Paraguay/Netherlands Photo: “Afforestation” in Bahia in Brazil. On 29 January 2019, environmental activist Rosane Santiago Silveira was brutally murdered when she was trying to halt the encroachment of these tree plantations on her community lands. Photo by Lovera-Bilderbeek The upcoming meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board in Songdo, South Korea, from 26 to 28 February, is likely to be an historic meeting for international forest policy. For the first time, this …

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