The risks of Bioenergy and other forms of Biosequestration for communities and their forests

The discussion workshop will discuss the possible risks and negative impacts of large-scale biosequestration, bioenergy, and bioenergy and carbon capture and sequestration (BECCS) for Indigenous Peoples, local communities and women, and their forests and other ecosystems. It will elaborate on the risks of tree plantations and related wildfires in times of climate change. It will also include a presentation on alternative strategies like community conservation and restoration.