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Is REDD+ an idea whose time has come, or gone?

Is REDD+ an idea whose time has come, or gone?

Previous international and national policies have, for various reasons, failed to prevent deforestation in developing countries.

REDD+ incorporates some of these past policies, but also some innovations.

Lessons from past experience will need to be taken on board and new alliances will need to be forged if REDD+ is to be successful.

Authors: Sunderlin, W.D.; Atmadja, S.

Topic: climate change, policy, deforestation, governance

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2009

ISBN: 978-6-02-869303-5

Source: Angelsen, A. with Brockhaus, M., Kanninen, M., Sills, E., Sunderlin, W. D. and Wertz-Kanounnikoff, S. (eds) Realising REDD+: National strategy and policy options.. 45-56


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