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

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  • Yucatan Peninsula Framework Agreement on Sustainability (ASPY) 2030 signed with 2 other Yucatan Peninsula (PY) states (Campeche, Yucatán) to commit to sustainable development practices
  • ASPY contested based on lack of consultations with Mayan communities; on legal hold until consultations are carried out
  • 64% of jurisdictional territory communally-owned & managed (ejidal land)
  • 30+ years of community-based forest management & sustainable timber harvesting
  • Only state in PY to enact a State Climate Change Law
  • State Investment Program (PI) for national FCPF Carbon Fund Emission Reduction Initiative (IRE) covers 73% of state forest area


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