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A Pocketful of Forests?

In the latest issue of Current Conservation, Namati’s Manju Menon and Kanchi Kohli illustrate the dangers of growing forest commodification in India.  Laws and policies that over the past thirty years have contributed to monitization of forests in the country are a symptom of global climate change negotiations that render forests “available for trade not just nationally but across borders,” they argue.  The authors call for comprehensive environmental governance that treats forests as more than simply assets to be quantified and sold.


July 26, 2013 | Manju Menon and Kanchi Kohli


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