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- DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Draining an area of 194,200 km2, Lake Victoria Basin is one of East Africa’s most prominent landmarks. It not only provides the headwaters of the White Nile but is also central to the development and regional integration of the East Africa Community.Document
Coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Opportunities for Nationally Determined Contributions. Policy Brief.International Union for Conservation of Nature, 2016This policy brief examines the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined Contributions (NDCs) with regard to the inclusion of specific efforts addressing blue carbon ecosystems, namely mangroves, tidal saltmarshes and seagrasses, as climate mitigation or adaptation solutions.Document
Blue carbon - Nationally Determined Contributions inventory. Appendix to: Coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Opportunities for Nationally Determined ContributionsGRID Arendal, 2017This appendix provides an inventory of the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeDocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017Despite a fall in deforestation, frequency and severity of fires in the Brazilian Amazon are rising, causing huge carbon emissions, biodiversity losses and local economic costs. The ignition sources are anthropogenic and mostly related to the accidental spread of agricultural fires.Document
Real-time evaluation of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative. Empowerment of indigenous peoples and forest dependent local communities through support to civil society organisationsNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2017The Terms of References (ToR) of the present evaluation have the following objectives:Document
Livelihoods and land uses in environmental policy approaches: The case of PES and REDD+ in the Lam Dong Province of VietnamMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2017This paper explores assumptions about the drivers of forest cover change in a Payments for Environmental Services (PES) and Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) context in the Lam Dong Province in Vietnam.Document
Governance structures established for REDD+ implementation and their adaptation to the institutional and ecological conditions in Equateur province of the DRCNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017This report is one of the outputs of the project “Man and forests – an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation,” which aims to evaluate the different management regimes established to protect forests and improve livelihoods under the so-called REDD+ framework – reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.DocumentWorld Development, 2014This paper presents results from a comparative analysis of environmental income from approximately 8000 households in 24 developing countries collected by research partners in CIFORâs Poverty Environment Network (PEN). Environmental income accounts for 28% of total household income, 77% of which comes from natural forests.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017This article looks at the experiences of two areas hit hard by the 2010 mega-floods in Pakistan, one in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one in Sindh.DocumentIOPscience, 2017The central role of forests in climate change mitigation, as recognized in the Paris agreement, makes it increasingly important to develop and test methods for monitoring and evaluating the carbon effectiveness of REDD+.