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    REDD+ Safeguards for Vietnam: Key Issues and the Way Forward

    The Centre for People and Forests, 2012
    This brief discusses Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) safeguards in the context of Vietnam and makes recommendations for future action. It begins by outlining the Vietnamese context and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defined REDD+ safeguards.
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    Development of a Gender Concept for the Forests and Climate Change Programme (FORCLIME) in Indonesia

    2011
    The Forests and Climate Change Programme (FORCLIME) is a collaborative initiative implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry. The project aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the forestry sector and improve the livelihoods of Indonesia’s poor rural communities.
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    REDD Readiness Progress Fact Sheet

    Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, 2012
    This document details Vietnam’s progress in relation to Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) Readiness; it was submitted to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), a World Bank programme that aims to assist developing countries with REDD+, during March 2012.
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    UN-REDD Viet Nam Programme: Piloting Participatory Carbon Monitoring

    2011
    This policy brief outlines participatory carbon monitoring (PCM) pilots in Viet Nam. Developing countries undertaking REDD+ activities will need to provide evidence of “results-based action” in order to receive payments for the reduction of carbon emissions or the enhancement of terrestrial carbon stocks.
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    UN-REDD Viet Nam Programme: Designing Benefit Distribution Systems Fact Sheet

    UN-REDD Programme - Viet Nam, 2011
    This fact sheet describes lessons learnt from the development of Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) benefit distribution systems (BDSs) in Viet Nam. The fact sheet is a clear and concise resource for policymakers and REDD+ stakeholders.
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    Guidelines for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Agricultural Sector

    2011
    These guidelines are designed to provide basic and flexible guidance on how to: (i) conduct impact and vulnerability assessments in the agricultural sector; (ii) identify opportunities and entry points for integration of climate change mitigation and adaptation(CCMA) measures; (iii) identify, analyse and integrate options for CCMA into the agricultural policy formulation, financing, implementation
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    'Agriculture', in Climate change 2007: mitigation

    Cambridge University, 2007
    This contributory chapter of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) outlines the status of climate change mitigation in agriculture and its implications on development, production and consumption trends. It presents regional and global trends in greenhouse gas emissions, as well as future global trends.
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    Coping with a changing climate: considerations for adaptation and mitigation in agriculture

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009
    This book presents historical evidence of the linkages between climate and food security and the current challenges climate change poses on world food security. It argues that changing climatic conditions are projected to affect food security from the local to the global level as the unpredictability of weather conditions increases.
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    Farming’s climate smart future: placing agriculture at the heart of climate-change policy

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2011
    This paper places agriculture at the heart of climate change policy stating that climate change is already changing the face of farming. Increases in temperature, changing patterns of rainfall, more extreme droughts and floods, and the shifting distribution of pests and diseases can all be attributed in part to the increase in emissions of greenhouse gases resulting from human activities.
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    Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies in Nepal's Forest Sector: How can rural Communities benefit?

    Intercooperation, 2009
    This paper outlines options for rural communities to participate in climate change mitigation and adaptation activities in the forest sector in Nepal.

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