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Caquetá, Colombia: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

Caquetá, Colombia: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • High deforestation caused by illegal land speculation
  • 5th highest milk production nationwide, with distinctly high product quality
  • Contains Colombia’s largest National Natural Park (PNN): Serranía del Chiribiquete
  • 45% of territory in Forest Reserves; 30% in PNN & Conservation Districts; 9% in Indigenous & Rural Reserves
  • Pilot department for Financial Instrument for Sustainable Productive Transformation (ITPS), Development Program with Territorial Approach (PDET), & Amazon Vision program
  • 3rd highest emissions nationwide (84% from forest sector)

Authors: Rojas Peña, M.; Fernández Muñoz, M.A.; David, O.

Topic: deforestation, livelihoods, sustainable development, policy, climate change

Geographic: Colombia

Pages: 2p

Publisher: California, USA; Bogor, Indonesia; Boulder, Colorado, Earth Innovation Institute (EII), Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF)

Publication Year: 2018

Source: C. Stickler et al. (Eds.) The State of Jurisdictional Sustainability.

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