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Zambézia, Mozambique: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

Zambézia, Mozambique: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • Deforestation due almost exclusively to shifting cultivation, intensified by rapid population growth
  • Pilot region for Mozambique’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Carbon Fund Emission Reduction (ER) program (Zambézia Integrated Landscape Management Program, ZILMP; covers 9 of 16 districts)
  • ZILMP developed as an expansion of Gilé REDD+ pilot project
  • Programs link local communities (LC) & smallholders to combine livelihood improvement with natural resource preservation
  • Inclusive multi-stakeholder landscape forum

Authors: Simonet, G.; David, O.

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

Geographic: Mozambique

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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