- National and subnational policies contribute to forest conservation, but their effectiveness is low on average, especially in the tropics.
- No particular policy instrument stands out as a silver bullet. Achieving the multiple objectives of REDD+ will require policy mixes that are sensitive to local contexts.
- More rigorous evidence on the effectiveness of forest conservation policies is needed, especially from Africa.
Topic: climate change, ecosystem services, mitigation, emissions, forests
Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia
Publication Year: 2018
Source: A. Angelsen, C. Martius, V. de Sy, A.E. Duchelle, A.M. Larson, Pham T.T. (eds.) Transforming REDD+: Lessons and new directions. 105-116Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.