GLF Nairobi 2023

 UTC+3 (Nairobi, Kenya)

Safeguards for carbon markets: Prioritizing local tenure rights

Oct 12, 2023 | 15:15 - 16:00

Conference Hall

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Well managed carbon markets can provide opportunities for nature, communities and the economy. However, the introduction and implementation of carbon credit schemes also comes with serious risks: people with insecure tenure rights risk being excluded from benefit sharing and decision making and could even being forced off their land. This session will discuss the risks of carbon markets to local communities without tenure rights, as well as ways to address them and allow community members to become active stakeholders in carbon markets and reap the benefits.