REDD Integrity

Schemes aimed at Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) are at risk from corruption. Learn about the types of risk involved and potential anti-corruption approaches.

Countries with high volumes of deforestation – and therefore a focus of REDD support - are also those with some of the poorest scores on established corruption indicators. Existing corruption poses risks to REDD goals, while the financial resources associated with REDD may create additional opportunities for corrupt activity. This U4 theme explores these issues to inform donor practice in countries receiving REDD support.

This U4 Theme Page will help you, among other things, to:

U4's REDD Integrity theme is funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD).

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Aled Williams

Senior Advisor

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Facing the Realities of Corruption and REDD+

U4 Public Seminar
Bergen Resource Centre for International Development
15th June 2012
Author: Luttrel, C., K. Obidzinski, M. Brockhaus, E. Muharrom, E. Petkova, A. Wardell, J. Halperin.
Release date: December 2011

Lessons for REDD+ from Measures to Control Illegal Logging in Indonesia

Explores ways in which the ongoing design of REDD+ mechanisms and institutions in Indonesia can benefit from previous experiences, such as the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) process.

Author: Dermawan, A., E. Petkova, A. Sinaga, M. Muhajir, Y. Indriatmoko.
Release date: December 2011

Preventing the Risks of Corruption in REDD+ in Indonesia

Provides analysis of corruption risks in REDD+ readiness activities in Indonesia. It also addresses the underlying conditions that may influence potential REDD+ outcomes in the country.


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