World Bank FCPF: NGOs say it’s “failing forests and peoples”, indigenous leader calls for suspension of REDD activities

World Bank FCPF: NGOs say it's failing forests and peoples, indigenous leader calls for suspension of REDD activitiesA new report from Belgium and UK-based NGOs FERN and the Forest Peoples Programme casts a heavy new shadow over the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). Based on a assessment of nine FCPF ‘Readiness Plan Idea Notes’, the groups conclude that the Bank has been cutting corners, failing to consult properly, and has ignored its own internal safeguard policies.

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