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Conservation trust funds as a model for REDD+ national financing

Conservation trust funds as a model for REDD+ national financing
REDD+ funds modelled after conservation trust funds (CTFs) can provide stable long-term funding with high credibility for financing major REDD+ activities.
CTFs can function as administrators of REDD+ funds, as managers of PES, or as carbon brokers.

Existing CTFs have high-level political support even though they are independent of government; using them to distribute international REDD+ funding could therefore mitigate concerns about loss of sovereignty while also reassuring funders and buyers of REDD+ credits.

Authors: Spergel, B.; Wells, M.

Topic: climate, climatic change, 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. 75-83

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