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An assessment of deforestation and forest degradation drivers in developing countries
Countries are encouraged to identify drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in the development of national strategies and action plans for REDDC. In this letter we provide an assessment ofExpand
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Realising Redd+: National strategy and policy options
Performance-based payments are key, yet limited. Payments based on performance directly incentivise and compensate forest owners and users. But schemes such as payments for environmental servicesExpand
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Analysing REDD+: challenges and choices.
This is the third book in a series of highly recognised REDD+ volumes from CIFOR. It provides an analysis of actual REDD+ design and early implementation, based on a large research project – theExpand
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Facing an uncertain future: how forest and people can adapt to climate change
The most prominent international responses to climate change focus on mitigation (reducing the accumulation of greenhouse gases) rather than adaptation (reducing the vulnerability of societies andExpand
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Land tenure and REDD+: The good, the bad and the ugly
Abstract A number of international donors, national governments and project proponents have begun to lay the groundwork for REDD+, but tenure insecurity – including the potential risks of landExpand
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Is Adaptation to Climate Change Gender Neutral? Lessons from Communities Dependent on Livestock and Forests in Northern Mali
SUMMARY The growing risk of vulnerability to climate change is widely discussed in the scientific and political sphere. More evidence from local case studies emerges that document this risk.Expand
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Who should benefit from REDD+? Rationales and realities
Benefit-sharing mechanisms are a central design aspect of REDD+ because they help to create the necessary incentives to reduce carbon emissions. However, if stakeholders do not perceive the benefitExpand
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The political context of REDD+ in Indonesia: constituencies for change
Abstract The political context in Indonesia will affect the success of any reform process aimed at reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). Such reforms require strongExpand
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Governing the design of national REDD+: an analysis of the power of agency
This paper investigates how three aspects of governance systems, namely the policy context, the influence of key agents and their discursive practices, are affecting national-level processes ofExpand
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How countries link REDD+ interventions to drivers in their readiness plans: implications for monitoring systems
Countries participating in the REDD+ scheme are in the readiness phase, designing policy interventions to address drivers of deforestation and forest degradation (DD). In order for REDD+Expand
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