Philippines

How much would REDD+ boost Philippines forest budget?

By Elizabeth Kahurani

REDD+ could provide a huge financial boost to forest conservation plans in developing countries like the Philippines. A new study titled, Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation plus (REDD+) in the Philippines: will it make a difference in financing forest development?  shows that if the country was to reduce the rate of forest degradation by 5 to 15% and at the same time increase reforestation rate by 1.5% annually, Philippines could approximately sequester up to 60million tonnes of carbon by 2030.

Methodology for low carbon emission strategies at local government level

As part of ASB Partnership’s REALU project, a new strategy that provides a model of how consensus among multi-stakeholders can be achieved including how communities can be part of decision making and implementation process in finding sustainable solutions to development has been released.

Safeguards and Private sector involvement in REDD+

At the UNFCCC scientific meeting in Bonn, Germany, the ASB Partnership together with International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), disseminated findings from ongoing research and key messages from a pre-Bonn REDD+ Expert Workshop

‘Rainbow water’ – new evidence on the impacts of land evaporation on regional climate

During the UNFCCC technical meeting in Bon, Germany, ASB Partnership and World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) scientists organized a side event held in Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF), University of Bonn where they introduced a new dimension to evidence on climate change science known as ‘rainbow water’. This is actually an acronym that

Submissions to the UNFCCC - Reference Emission Levels (REL)

REDD+ is a mechanism that aims to reward developing countries that avoid deforestation and/or implement activities that sequester carbon.

On the Road to a REDD Agreement: Engaging Negotiators and Land Managers

By Florence Bernard & Elizabeth Kahurani, ASB Partnership

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