Jalisco, México: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

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  • Significant regional differences in deforestation drivers within the state
  • Highest state contribution (11%) to national agricultural GDP
  • Agricultural exports increased 86% between 2010-2016
  • Historical land privatization reforms represent a challenge for land use management & public policy (in 2016, 32% of state territory was private property, of which >60% is forest)
  • Investment Programs (PI) for national Emissions Reduction Initiative (IRE) in 4 coastal basins (50% of state forest area)
  • Inter-Municipal Environmental Councils (JIMA) exemplify multi-level governance with local focus


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