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Gender Justice and Forests

‘Cheering-up’ Reflections on Rio+20

8 Aug, 2012

Rio 92 was first and foremost a classical deal between the South committing to some concrete sustainable development actions and the North committing to provide financial and technological support for those actions. Due to the environmental crisis the main agenda of the donor countries for Rio+20 was “how can we escape our financial obligations”. The green economy agenda was the perfect vehicle for that, as it pretended to give business and industry a lead role in generating the investments for …

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