A Smart-REDD project Addresses Drivers of Deforestation

A smart REDD project in Tanzania goes beyond compensating farmers for not converting forests to farmland and facilitates them to meet their needs through better use of the resources they already had - the project would put money towards fertilizer, seed and agricultural training to increase crop yields of existing farmland and help to meet the increasing demand for food. In addition, free distribution of fuel-efficient stoves would decrease the need for charcoal.Read more

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