Charles K. Meshack on relationship between local communities and REDD+

Mr. Charles K. Meshack, Executive Director at Tanzania Forest Conservation Group, discusses the structure and goals of REDD+ in Tanzania and the social impacts of the program, including monetary issues. He also discusses the relationship between REDD+ and local communities and counters the common perception that REDD+ is designed to take resources away from local people.

Interviewed by Anna McGinn and Samuel Pollan on December 1, 2011, COP 17, Durban, South Africa