Sustaining indigenous forests with blockchain technology

Reducing deforestation, responsible for up to 11% of global greenhouse gas emissions, is crucial for the international community to achieve its goal under the Paris Climate Change Agreement to keep the global average temperature rise as close as possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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Peter S. Kinjap

This article by Peter S. Kinjap was published in The Beam #9 – subscribe for more.


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“In the midst of illegal land grabbing and carbon corruption, blockchain technology will potentially be beneficial to the indigenous community in Papua New Guinea.”

Blockchain and REDD+ in Papua New Guinea

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From theory to practice

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Sustaining indigenous forests by offsetting PNG’s carbon footprint


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