Indigenous organisations of the Loreto region in Peru advise their communities not to sign any REDD agreement while no legal and policy framework for REDD exists that protects their rights. April 2012
Indigenous organisations warn that this could otherwise result in the loss of control over their forests. To prevent REDD deals that take advantage of communities they urge the Ministry of Environment and the Regional Government of Loreto to declare that until REDD legislation exists that guarantees these rights then any such agreements have no legal validity.
Click here for further information (in Spanish only).