Keep up to date on the latest CIFOR publications

Keep up to date on the latest forestry research with the CIFOR Publications Newsletter. CIFOR publishes over 400 publications every year on climate change, forest landscape management, landscape restoration, gender, policy, economy and much more in multiple languages.

Strategic alignment: Integrating REDD+ in NDCs and national climate policies

Strategic alignment: Integrating REDD+ in NDCs and national climate policies

Key messages

  • Many developing countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) recognise the important role of forests and have put forward mitigation measures; however, these measures do not directly aim at reducing emissions.
  • REDD+ is included in most developing countries’ NDCs and climate change policies, but drivers of deforestation and forest degradation are not fully acknowledged.
  • NDCs will be ineffective in achieving their intended outcomes unless they include clear policies and measures to tackle the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, as well as a transparent monitoring and evaluation framework.

Authors: Pham, T.T.; Moeliono, M.; Angelsen, A.; Brockhaus, M.; Gallo, P.; Hoang, T.L.; Ðào Thi, L.C.; Ochoa, C.; Bocanegra, K.

Topic: climate change, ecosystem services, mitigation, emissions, forests

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

Publication Year: 2018

ISBN: 978-602-387-079-0

Source: A. Angelsen, C. Martius, V. de Sy, A.E. Duchelle, A.M. Larson, Pham T.T. (eds.) Transforming REDD+: Lessons and new directions. 69-80


Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Download Option:

Export Citation

Related viewing

Top