DT 5 / 2016

Donors should stop using Corruption Perception Index to measure recipients

 
Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index has come under attack for portraying corruption as mainly a problem of developing countries. The creator of the index Johann Graf Lambsdorff says it is “completely wrong” to use it as a measure of where aid should flow. John Christensen of Tax Justice Network says it is time to phase out the index.
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Multilateral plan to save forests in DRC. Only Norway contributes financing

 
Five donors are backing a new a scheme to protect the forests of the DRC. Norway, with a commitment of NOK 1.5 billion, is the sole financier.
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Green Resources presents road map to unblock Swedish forest carbon payments

 
Swedish climate dividends paid to a Norwegian-owned tree plantation in Uganda could resume by 2018. But Sweden reserves the right to terminate the SEK 35 million agreement if conditions are not met.
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