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Surui

Carbon Finance and the Protection of Indigenous Peoples' Forests in the Amazon

 

Katoomba Incubator

 

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Abstract

In late 2007 Almir Surui, the internationally-recognized leader of the Surui people, approached Forest Trends and the Katoomba Group to seek support in developing a project to restore and conserve portions of their ancestral lands. From this conversation grew a commitment to collaborate and explore the potential for emerging carbon markets to strengthen the protection of the large area of native forest under Surui stewardship, and reinforce their efforts as a people to conserve their culture and develop alternative livelihoods.

 

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Release Date: December 2009
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