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Forest Governance, Decentralization and REDD+ in Latin America

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Type: Journal Article
Author: Petkova, Elena; Larson, Anne; Pacheco, Pablo
Journal: Forests
Volume: 1
Page(s): 250-254
Date: 2010
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10535/6940
Sector: Forestry
Region: Central America & Caribbean
South America
Subject(s): climate change
forests
resource management
REDD
Abstract: "Forests and their governance have received increased attention in recent years. One factor that has stimulated this renewed interest is the appreciation of deforestation as a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The emerging REDD+ mechanism (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is being designed with the goal of using financial incentives to enhance the role of forests in curbing climate change."

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