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Towards an efficient, effective and equitable REDD+

Most deforestation and forest degradation is driven by forces outside forests, so capturing emissions and managing carbon stocks from land uses that involve the whole landscape, not just forests, must be included for the successful implementation of REDD+, according to World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF).

Climate Change TV: Meine van Noordwijk, Principal Scientist and Chief Science Advisor, World Agroforestry Centre

In an interview with Climate Change TV at Can

UNREDD:Estimating the Opportunity Costs of REDD+

The UN-REDD Programme recently collaborated with a team of experts from the World Bank Institute (WBI), the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and the ASB-Partnership at the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) to provide critical training to identify the range of costs associated with REDD+.

Trees Outside Forests to Counter Climate Change

The use of trees on farms helps in arresting carbon from the atmosphere, while building resilience against climate change as well as increasing food security and farmers’ income. “Promoting agroforestry within REDD+ policies could help address drivers of deforestation,” said Dr.

Climate Negotiators and REDD Supporters Not Seeing the Landscape Through the Trees, Say Agroforestry Researchers

 

News Release

CANCUN, MEXICO (7 December 2010)--An exclusive focus on forests—as opposed to the entire landscape—could lead to inequitable and destructive outcomes for the poor in developing countries, said a Nairobi-based agroforestry research organization today.

 

World Bank, Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and ASB develop REDD+ training course for policy makers

A team of experts from the World Bank Institute (WBI), the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), and the ASB-Partnership at the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) have developed a training course to coach decision makers and project developers in developing countries about the “Opportunity Cost of REDD+”, i.e.

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