All FSE News News July 20, 2022

Can cash incentives stop deforestation?

New work by team including FSE researchers provides a broad, cautionary understanding of why financial incentives alone are unlikely to prevent forest-clearing fires in Indonesia’s oil palm regions.
burned forest in Sumatra
Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia burned to make space for palm oil plantations. Peter Prokosch / GRID-Arendal