Social and Environmental Principles and Criteria for REDD Safeguards

Pakistan as a country needs to improve its social and environmental safeguards to enable itself to qualify for the REDD program. For that the country needs to redefine its relationship with its citizens and to protect their rights over forests and the benefits coming from it. REDD programme, which is to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation, is an important tool for preserving forests and maximizing their benefit. Our Correspondent Taimur Hassan has more to tell…

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