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    Global Transition 2012: challenge papers

    Global Transition 2012, 2012
    These eleven challenge papers by the Global Transition 2012 initiative aim to provide a clear perspective on the priority areas for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20. Topics discussed in the papers include the green economy, global inequality, the blue economy and green jobs and skills. The first paper in the series focuses on the green economy.
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    Addressing financing for agriculture: ensuring a triple dividend for smallholders

    International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2012
    The agricultural sector plays a critical role in food security, poverty reduction and economic growth, especially in developing countries, where agriculture is fundamental to sustainable development.
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    Institutional innovations in African smallholder carbon projects

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2012
    According to this report, climate funds for reducing greenhouse gas emissions can benefit small farmers and help achieve development objectives. In the detailed study of six African agricultural carbon projects, researchers found that communities are benefiting from a range of activities related to planting and managing trees on farms.
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    Frontline observations on climate change and sustainability of large marine ecosystems

    United Nations Development Programme, 2012
    This publication on the risks posed by climate change on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) shows that warming ocean waters as a result of climate change are threatening LMEs and thus the livelihoods of billions of people who are dependent on them.
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    What is a REDD+ Pilot?

    Center for International Forestry Research, 2010
    This policy brief, published by the Centre for International Forestry Research, provides a snapshot of 17 REDD+ pilot projects in Indonesia. It begins by discussing early REDD+ pilots in Indonesia and then provides a comprehensive typology of REDD+ activities in Indonesia.
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    REDD+ in Asia-Pacific: Are Capacity Building Services Meeting Countries' Needs?

    The Centre for People and Forests, 2011
    This report examines strengths, weaknesses and gaps in the capacity building services available for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) readiness in Asia-Pacific countries. It begins with an overview of capacity building service providers and then assesses the leading providers currently operating.
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    Forests and Climate Change After Durban: An Asia-Pacific Perspective

    The Centre for People and Forests, 2012
    This document discusses the outcome of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) 17th Conference of Parties, with an explicit focus on implications for the forestry sector in the Asia-Pacific region.
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    Support for Payment for Ecosystem Services in the Heart of Borneo

    Forests and Climate Change Programme, 2011
    This briefing note has been produced Forests and Climate Change Programme (FORCLIME), which is bilateral initiative implemented jointly by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry. It outlines the concept of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) and makes the case for the use of PES on Borneo island.
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    REDD+ Benefit Sharing in Indonesia

    REDD-net, 2011
    This report, published by the World Bank/REDD-net, examines the nature of Indonesia’s Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) regulatory framework.
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    Perceptions of Fairness and Efficiency of the REDD Value Chain: Methods and Results from Pilot Analyses in Indonesia and Peru

    ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins, 2009
    This policy brief examines the manner in which Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) pilot projects have been undertaken in Indonesia and Peru. The research data summarized within the brief was gathered using a method known as Fair and Efficient REDD Value Chain Allocation (FERVA).