Paying People to Replant Tropical Forests − and Letting Them Harvest the Timber − Can Pay Off for Climate, Justice and Environment
Tropical forest landscapes are home to millions of Indigenous peoples and small-scale farmers. Just about every square meter of land is spoken for, even if claims are not formally recognized by governments.
These local landholders hold the key to a valuable solution as the world tries to slow climate change – restoring deforested tropical landscapes for a healthier future.
Photo courtesy of Andrew Lynch.