Subsidies for Deforestation-driving Commodities Dwarf Conservation Finance New Report – Ecosystem Marketplace

“Agricultural subsidies worth at least $486 billion per year dwarf the $8.7 billion total committed to avoiding deforestation in tropical countries, a new working paper by the Overseas Development Institute finds.”  www.ecosystemmarketplace.com

GR:  Eight billion of the $486 billiion was probably spent on countering efforts to stop deforestation.

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