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In the prospect of using REDD as a means of generating greater economic incentives for forest protection, weak governance and poor institutional capacity could compromise the delivery of these benefits at the local level. Consequently, if REDD is to effectively influence land use decisions made by forest-dwelling communities, equitable participation in the scheme stands out as an essential condition for success.
This document is background reading material for the 12th PEP meeting, to be held in Washington DC on 19 to 21 November 2007.
The Poverty Environment Partnership's 12th meeting was held in Washington DC on 19 to 21 November 2007.
20 November Presentations:
While significant development progress has been achieved over the past two decades, with almost 650 million people moving out of extreme poverty in developing countries between 1990 and 2008, nearly 1.3 billion women, men and children have been left behind living on less than US$1.25 per day.