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Carbon Markets and Our Rights: A Guide for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

The voluntary carbon market is quickly evolving and being introduced in new territories, making it challenging to sort out who’s who and what the implications are for impacted communities. To support Indigenous communities and local communities to better understand carbon markets, Rainforest Foundation US has launched the first three videos of a six-part animated series to demystify the market and provide communities with the essential information to protect their rights.

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Guardians of the Rainforest: Meet the Mighty Protectors!

There are more types of plants and animals living in the Amazon rainforest than anywhere else on the planet! Do you know who else lives there too? And why is it important to all of us to keep the rainforests healthy? Learn this and how Rainforest Foundation US is supporting the people that live in the rainforest to protect it.

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Video: The Shaman’s Message

The Shaman’s Message is inspired by Yanomami shaman and leader, Davi Kopenawa, whose work “holds up the sky,” protecting the forest, biodiversity and climate stability.

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Video: Reforestation Alert

Reforestation Alert follows the story of a community in the Peruvian Amazon that, having once successfully eliminated illegal deforestation on their territories, tackles what comes next: reforestation.

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Didier Devers
Chief of Party – USAID Guatemala
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Didier has been coordinating the USAID-funded B’atz project since joining Rainforest Foundation US in April 2022. He holds a Master’s in Applied Anthropology and a Bachelor’s in Geography. Before joining the organization, Didier worked for 12 years in Central and South America on issues of transparency, legality, governance, and managing stakeholders’ processes in the environmental sector. Prior to that he worked on similar issues in Central Africa. He speaks French, Spanish, and English, and is based in Guatemala.