REDD+

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is a UN-led approach intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through a reduction in deforestation and forest degradation. It provides financial incentives to developing countries to measurably reduce emissions with financial and technical support form developed countries. Read more about this program in this interactive story. Use the navigation […]

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is a UN-led approach intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through a reduction in deforestation and forest degradation. It provides financial incentives to developing countries to measurably reduce emissions with financial and technical support form developed countries. Read more about this program in this interactive story. Use the navigation tools (located on the top right) to expand to full screen and scroll down the page. To read more on forest governance in the Mekong visit the forest policy and administration page.  

Related to REDD+

References

  1. The REDD desk 2016 “What is REDD+?”. Accessed July 2018.
  2. Hood, L. “Biodiversity: Facts and Figures”. Accessed June 2018.
  3. CIFOR 2014. “How Forestry Contributes to SDGs”. Accessed June 2018.
  4. Broekhoven, G. and Wit, M. (eds.) 2014. “Linking FLEGT and REDD+ to Improve Forest Governance” Accessed July 2018.
  5. Vickers, B. 2013. “REDD+ Readiness: An Introduction”. Accessed August 2018.
  6. Voices for Mekong Forests (V4MF) 2018. “Addressing Forest Governance Challenges in the Greater Mekong Subregion”. Accessed June 2018.
  7. UN-REDD Programme 2016. “Partner Countries”. Accessed July 2018.
  8. Gerrand, A. 2014. “Overview of UN-REDD”. Accessed July 2018.
  9. Lang, C. 2016. ‘The most cost-inefficient tree-saving scheme ever: The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’. Accessed August 2018.
  10. Climate Investment Funds 2016. “Forest Investment Program (FIP), Kingdom of Cambodia Terms of Reference – Joint Mission October 03-07, 2016”. Accessed August 2018.
  11. The REDD Desk 2018. “The Forest Investment Program in the Lao PDR”. Accessed August 2018.
  12. Global Forest Coalition 2014, “What can Indigenous Peoples, local communities and women expect from Global Climate and Forests Funds in terms of their rights? An introduction and comparison of Safeguards and Participation Mechanisms”. Accessed August 2018.
  13. World Rainforest Movement 2017. “From REDD+ projects to ‘jurisdictional REDD+’: more bad news for the climate and communities”. Accessed August 2018.
  14. Ibid.
  15. Kovacevic, M. 2016. “Who is really bearing the cost of REDD+? The answer may surprise you”. Accessed August 2018.
  16. Luttrell, C., Sills, E., Aryani, R. Ekaputri, AD. and Evnike, M.B. 2016. “Who will bear the cost of REDD+? Evidence from subnational REDD+ initiatives”. Accessed August 2018.
  17. Micah L. Ingalls, M.L., Meyfroidt, P., Tod, P.X., Kenney-Lazarf, M, Epprechta, M. 2018. “The transboundary displacement of deforestation under REDD+: Problematic intersections between the trade of forest-risk commodities and land grabbing in the Mekong region”. Accessed June 2018.