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REDD+

"Goes beyond deforestation and forest degradation, and includes the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks."

Deforestation and land use change – particularly in developing countries – are responsible for between 18-20% of global greenhouse gas emissions (IPCC 2007).

Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) emerged as a prominent component of any future efforts to mitigate climate change during the meeting of the 13th Conference of the Parties (COP-13) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bali in 2007.

"REDD+" goes beyond reducing deforestation and forest degradation, and includes the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks.

  • REDD+ Overview

    REDD+ Overview

    REDD+ is a cutting-edge forestry initiative that aims at tipping the economic balance in favour of sustainable management of forests.

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