Climate Change Law And Mitigation: Forest Carbon Sequestration And Indigenous And Local Community Rights

Grant number: DP110100259 | Funding period: 2011 - 2017



The project examines the impact of climate change law and mitigation on Indigenous peoples and local forest communities in Australia, India and Malaysia. It examines the United Nations - Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation scheme which gives credits for carbon sequestration in forests thus providing financial incentives to avoid deforestation for communities in sensitive ecosystems.