Early adoption of national- and project-level social and environmental standards suggests that REDD+ policy makers, project personnel and investors value REDD+ safeguards. To gain national-level buy-in for REDD+ safeguards, national sovereignty must be recognised and competing safeguard policies should be harmonised. The REDD+ safeguards dialogue needs to move away from highlevel international discussions and towards action. This includes introducing guidelines, low-cost strategies and capacity building to support the interpretation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of safeguards.
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- Climate Change
- Climate change mitigation and REDD+
- Accelerating rates of deforestation and forest degradation
Angelsen, A., Brockhaus, M., Sunderlin, W.D. and Verchot, L. (eds). 2012. Analysing REDD+: Challenges and choices. 301-316
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Jagger, P.; Lawlor, K.; Brockhaus, M.; Gebara, M.F.; Sonwa, D.J.; Resosudarmo. I.A.P.