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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009

    The development of national REDD+ strategies has progressed. Common challenges include establishing appropriate national institutions that link into ongoing processes; ensuring high level government commitment; achieving strong coordination within governments and between state and non-state actors; designing mechanisms to ensure participation and benefit sharing; and establishing monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) systems. The different agendas of actors involved in policy formulation at the national level reflect those at the international level.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009

    The landscape of REDD+ projects varies significantly across countries, reflecting differences in land tenure systems, drivers of deforestation, recent experience with conservation programmes and governance capacity. Indonesia appears to have the most REDD+ projects in the pipeline, with a substantial portion seeking to establish additionality, permanence and a legal claim to carbon by obtaining concessions. In Brazil, two common strategies are to initially seek carbon credits from afforestation or reforestation and to develop local-level payments for environmental services (PES) schemes.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007
    Brazil, Honduras, Malawi, Mozambique, Indonesia, Uganda, Vietnam

    This paper examines poverty and deforestation in developing countries as linked problems and focuses on policies that can favour poverty alleviation in forested regions. The paper encompasses two elements: analysis of the spatial coincidence between poverty and forests, and proposed policy options for reducing poverty in forested areas.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2007
    Brazil, Honduras, Malawi, Mozambique, Indonesia, Uganda, Vietnam

    This paper examines poverty and deforestation in developing countries as linked problems and focuses on policies that can favour poverty alleviation in forested regions. The paper encompasses two elements: analysis of the spatial coincidence between poverty and forests, and proposed policy options for reducing poverty in forested areas.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
  6. Library Resource
    Building enabling frameworks for sustainable land use investments

    A synthesis

    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia

    The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) assessed the legal frameworks for major resource sectors in Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique to analyze whether and to what extent they enable sustainable investments. Relevant international standards suggest that sustainable investments integrate socioeconomic and environmental concerns, bound together by the rule of law.

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