The community resource management area mechanism: a strategy to manage African forest resources for REDD+

  title={The community resource management area mechanism: a strategy to manage African forest resources for REDD+},
  author={Rebecca A. Asare and Andrew Kyei and John J. Mason},
  booktitle={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
Climate change poses a significant threat to Africa, and deforestation rates have increased in recent years. Mitigation initiatives such as REDD+ are widely considered as potentially efficient ways to generate emission reductions (or removals), conserve or sustainably manage forests, and bring benefits to communities, but effective implementation models are lacking. This paper presents the case of Ghana's Community Resource Management Area (CREMA) mechanism, an innovative natural resource… CONTINUE READING

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