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Mai-NDombe: will the REDD+ laboratory benefit indigenous peoples and local communities? Analysis of the cumulative impacts and risks of REDD+ initiativesThe Rights and Resources Initiative, 2018REDD+ in Mai-Ndombe.Document
Logging in Congo's rainforests: a "carbon bomb" about to be primed by the Government of Norway? A call for urgent actionRainforest Foundation, UK, 2017The government of Norway, through its ‘Central African Forests Initiative’ (CAFI), is considering providing financial support to a programme being developed by the French Development Agency (AFD) to greatly expand large-scale commercial logging in the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017This report is an output of the project ‘Man and forests – an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation (Mana_Forest)’, led by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway, in partnership with Fundação Amazonas Sustentável, Brazil; Makerere University, Uganda; Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania; the University of Oslo, Norway and the Woods Hole ResearchDocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016The Testing REDD+ in the Beira Landscape Corridor of Mozambique initiative closed in December. Over nearly four years, a consortium of public academic and research institutions, NGOs and social enterprises, supported by the Government of Norway, has explored what drives deforestation and forest degradation.Document
Gendered forests: exploring gender dimensions in forest governance and REDD+ in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)Ecology and Society, 2017In this study we analyze gender relations legitimatized by socio-political institutions of forest governance in REDD+ pilots in Équateur Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.DocumentE&D Vision Publishing, 2016Forests play a dual role in climate change. Forests can be a source of greenhouse gases, emitting carbon dioxide to the atmosphere when they are burned or destroyed, and forests can also act as a “sink,” removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it as carbon in their biomass as they grow.DocumentNorwegian 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.