Indigenous communities help prevent deforestation better than conservation

Indigenous communities help prevent deforestation better than conservation

Dr. Maurizio Farhan-Ferrari – WNN MDG Stories (WNN/LPFN) GLOBAL: Two peer-reviewed studies published recently by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the World Bank show that strict conservation is less effective in reducing deforestation than community forests that are managed and controlled by indigenous peoples and forest-dependent communities within multiple use systems. This […]