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Developing Forestry and Land Use Policy in Context of Climate Change

Developing Forestry and Land Use Policy

Developing Forestry and Land Use Policy in Context of Climate Change

04 January 2016

Reform of forestry and land use policy offers the opportunity to build resilience against climate change and associated environmental shocks, support climate change mitigation, and improve local level forest and land management.

Decision Support Tool on Incentive Allocation for REDD+ Accounting

Decision Support Tool on Incentive Allocation for REDD+ Accounting

Decision Support Tool on Incentive Allocation for REDD+ Accounting

28 December 2015

Under the UNFCCC, REDD+ countries are required to develop approaches that operate at national scale. Many countries already have in place or are establishing subnational and project-level REDD+ activities for building capacity for REDD+ implementation or generating early emissions reductions and removals in defined geographical or administrative areas.

Planning Guide - Integrating REDD+ accounting within a nested approach

Integrating REDD+ accounting within a nested approach

Planning Guide - Integrating REDD+ accounting within a nested approach

20 February 2015

In many countries that are pursuing REDD+, subnational and project level REDD+ initiatives are being established to build capacity and achieve early emissions reductions and removals.  As national level REDD+ mechanisms are established, integration of subnational and project initiatives into the national system will be required so as to avoid disparities in accounting and allocation of incentiv

Decision support tool: Integrated REDD+ accounting frameworks: Nested national approaches

Decision support tool: Integrated REDD+ accounting frameworks: Nested national approaches

Decision support tool: Integrated REDD+ accounting frameworks: Nested national approaches

10 May 2013

This decision support tool provides overall guidance on establishing national-level REDD+ accounting frameworks within which project or subnational approaches are integrated.  The tool complements information provided in the LEAF Technical Guidance on Development of a REDD+ Reference Level (Walker et al.

Guidelines for Stratification for REDD+: Using a National Inventory

Guidelines for Stratification for REDD+: Using a National Inventory

Guidelines for Stratification for REDD+: Using a National Inventory

03 October 2013

Engaging in REDD+ and seeking to take part in the opportunities and benefits of REDD+ requires credible scientifically-based estimates of emissions and removals of greenhouse gases from human-induced activities that change the cover and use of forest lands. This means data have to be collected on the extent of areas affected by human-induced activities that promote land cover change.

Decision Support Tool: Identifying and Addressing Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation

Decision Support Tool: Identifying and Addressing Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation

Decision Support Tool: Identifying and Addressing Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation

28 November 2014

In the face of increasing pressures on forests, many countries have begun to explore REDD+ as a mechanism to provide finance for maintaining forest cover and reducing emissions from the forestry sector.

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