Forest Governance, Decentralization and REDD+ in Latin America
December, 2010. Elena Petkova, Anne Larson, Pablo Pacheco. Forests, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 250-254. doi:10.3390/f1040250
Forests and their governance have received increased attention in recent years. One factor that has stimulated this renewed interest is the appreciation of deforestation as a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The emerging REDD+ mechanism (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is being designed with the goal of using financial incentives to enhance the role of forests in curbing climate change.
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Keywords: c. National Policy & Legislation, Other Publications, p. Governance Aspects, Drivers, land use change, landscapes, Latin America, REDDplus