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Campeche, México: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

Campeche, México: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • Yucatán Peninsula Framework Agreement on Sustainability (ASPY) 2030 signed with 2 other Yucatan Peninsula (PY) states (Yucatán, Quintana Roo) to commit to sustainable development practices
  • ASPY contested based on lack of consultations with indigenous Mayan communities; on legal hold until consultations are carried out
  • Natural protected areas (incl. Calakmul Biosphere Reserve (CBR) – largest tropical reserve nationwide) occupy 41% of the state
  • La Montaña (LM) region: buffer zone around CBR with historical natural & human-induced land use change, significant economically & in terms of forest production
  • 49% of the state is communally-managed (ejidal) land
  • Influx of Mennonite population -> agricultural practices clash with those of Mayan & other migrant agricultural communities

Authors: Rodriguez-Ward, D.; David, O.

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

Geographic: Mexico

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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