Land management and avoiding deforestation
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- The outcome for forests emerging from Cancun
- C. Parker (ed) / Global Canopy Programme 2011
- This policy brief concerns the landmark decision on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) reached in Cancun. The REDD decision states that developing country Parties can contribute to mitigation actions i...
- Carbon scam: Noel Kempff climate action project and the push for sub-national forest offsets
- A. Densham; R. Czebiniak; D. Kessler; R. Skar / Greenpeace International 2009
- This paper examines the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project (NKCAP) as a prototype for future sub-national projects to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD). It evaluates the ability of the project to deliver on cl...
- Rising global interest in farmland: can it yield sustainable and equitable benefits?
- K. Deininger; D. Byerlee; J. Lindsay / World Bank 2011
- This paper analyses issues that affect the role of agriculture as a source of economic development, rural livelihoods and environmental services. Using experiences of land expansion in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Eu...
- Do trees grow on money? The implications of deforestation research for policies to promote REDD
- M. Kanninen; D. Murdiyarso; F. Seymour / Center for International Forestry Research 2007
- This paper provides a brief overview of the current knowledge and data on deforestation rates, research on the causes of deforestation and forest degradation and relevant policy options. It highlights issues of particular relevance to...