Ecological Economics and Rio+20: Challenges and Contributions for a Green Economy

CIFOR and partners organised three panel discussions at the ISEE 2012 Conference under the topic “Ecological Economics and Rio+20: Challenges and Contributions for a Green Economy”.
Monday, June 18, 9.00 – 10.30 am

A Comparison of Incentives Strategies and Impacts of Four Incipient REDD+ Initiatives in the Brazilian Amazon (read the abstract here )

 

  1. Smallholder Livelihoods and Land Use in the Eastern Brazilian Amazon: Lessons for REDD+ from Proambiente (Marina Cromberg, Amy E. Duchelle – see presentation)
  2. Land Use, Deforestation Pressures and Sustainability under Brazil’s Bolsa Floresta Program in Amazonas (Riyong Kim-Bakkegaard, Jan Börner, and Sven Wunder)
  3. Analyzing Possible Impacts of REDD+ Initiatives on the Ground: Lessons from São Félix do Xingu, Brazil (Maria Fernanda Gebara, Amy E. Duchelle, Giselle Monteiro, Leonela Guimarães)
  4. REDD+ with or without Payments for Environmental Services? A case study from northwestern Mato Grosso in the Brazilian Amazon (Raissa Guerra)

Monday, June 18, 1:30-3:00 pm

National strategies for reducing emissions from avoided deforestation and degradation – how much transformational change is possible in current political and economic realities? (read the abstract here )
Part I – An overview

  1. Dead-lock or transformational change – a comparison of REDD+ politics in the media (Monica Di Gregorio, Maria Brockhaus, Tim Cronin, Efrian MuharromLevania Santoso – see presentation)
  2. Land Tenure and REDD+: The good, the bad and the ugly (Anne M LarsonMaria BrockhausWilliam D. Sunderlin, et al. – see presentation)
  3. Political economy of REDD+ in Peru (Mary Menton, Hugo Che Piu, Javier Perla, Daniela Freundt – see presentation)
  4. Institutional embeddedness of information sharing on REDD+: a case from Indonesia (Moira Moeliono, Caleb Gallemore,Maria Brockhaus and Levania Santoso – see presentation)
  5. Knowledge and brokerage in REDD+ policymaking: evidence from Tanzania  (Salla Rantala – see presentation)

Monday, June 18, 3:15-4:45 pm

National strategies for reducing emissions from avoided deforestation and degradation – how much transformational change is possible in current political and economic realities?
Part II – A policy network perspective

  1. A comparative analysis of national REDD+ policy networks: Identifying political constraints to effective policies (Maria Brockhaus, Monica Di Gregorio et al.)
  2. Impact of political affiliation on national REDD+ policy: A case study from Vietnam  (Pham Thu Thuy and Bui Thi Minh Nguyet)
  3. REDD+ Policy-making in Nepal: Business as Usual or Transformational Change? (Bryan R. Bushley and Dil Bahadur Khatri)
  4. Networks, actors and power: A case study of REDD+ in Brazil (Shaozeng Zhang, Maria Fernanda Gebara, Peter May)
  5. REDD+ in the Cameroon policy arena: Perceptions, power and politics (Felicien Kengoum Djiegni – see presentation)
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