Thinking beyond the canopy
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Linkages between mitigation and adaptation in land-use change and forestry activities

CIFOR Bogor, Indonesia

This chapter explores the opportunities for linking mitigation activities withefforts to increase adaptive capacity. Because the issue involves two separateobjectives, each with multiple stakeholders and scales of analysis, win-winsituations are emphasised. Criteria and indicators for monitoring adaptation toclimate change are discussed in the light of emerging standards for mitigationproject development and monitoring.

Topic:

  climatic change, carbon sequestration, land use, adaptation, projects, policy, climate change

Book Source:

  Robledo, C., Kanninen, M., Pedroni, L. (eds.). Tropical forests and adaptation to climate change: in search of synergies

Pages:

   122-153

Publisher:

  CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year:

  2005

Language:

  English

ISBN:

  979-24-4604-4