Governing and implementing REDD+ | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
janvier 2010
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
eldis:A59780

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, conserving and enhancing forest carbon stocks, and sustainably managing forests (REDD+) are emerging as a central policy instrument to halt land-use related emissions from developing countries. This paper uses the Earth System Governance Framework (developed by Biermann et al., 2009) to illustrate the key governance issues underlying the REDD+ initiative.The paper emphasises the absence of research on the politics governing the emergence of REDD+, particularly the influence of parties’ interests in determining negotiation outcomes, or on promoting particular financial mechanisms. The authors highlight three main pillars for a future research agenda:

the politics of REDD+ in international and national negotiations
the interplay between REDD+ policies and measures and other developments in land-use related processes
the examination of the environmental and socio-economic outcomes of REDD+ activities, integrating locally informed monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) techniques and using robust counterfactual assessment methods.

Auteurs et éditeurs

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Esteve Corbera
Heike Schroeder

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