January 22, 2009
New guide offers insight on establishing projects for the emerging avoided deforestation or REDD market.
Deforestation in Madagascar.
Thoumi formulates Emeralds on the Equator based his experience working on eleven global tropical forest projects over three years as well as informal interviews with more than 350 market participants from 204 organizations including governmental agencies, for-profit businesses, multinational corporations, non-governmental organizations, local land conservancies, scientific organizations, and local community organizations.
Mr. Sarwono Kusumaatmadja, the former minister of environment for Indonesia, in the preface write “Gabriel's contribution should serve and support the pioneering efforts of various parties which have begun to define the new frontier of carbon markets.”
Emeralds on the Equator: An Avoided Deforestation Carbon Markets Strategy Manual (French | Indonesian | Portuguese | Spanish)