publication . Master thesis . 2011

"No queremos vender oxígeno" : the implementation of a REDD pilot project in the Bolivian Amazon

Bardalen, Ingunn;
Open Access Norwegian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
Abstract
Based on a six month fieldwork in an indigenous community in an indigenous territory, TCO, this thesis explore the initial stages of the implementation of a REDD pilot project in the northern Bolivian amazon. Since the establishment of the indigenous territory, there has been increasing pressure from logging companies and illegal logging, which has caused forest degradation in these areas. The REDD pilot project seek to reduce forest degradation in this area, and through monitoring this reduction, the project is testing out the possibilities for making profit from a future sale on carbon credits through REDD, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degr...
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