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

Jalisco, México: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • Significant regional differences in deforestation drivers within the state
  • Highest state contribution (11%) to national agricultural GDP
  • Agricultural exports increased 86% between 2010-2016
  • Historical land privatization reforms represent a challenge for land use management & public policy (in 2016, 32% of state territory was private property, of which >60% is forest)
  • Investment Programs (PI) for national Emissions Reduction Initiative (IRE) in 4 coastal basins (50% of state forest area)
  • Inter-Municipal Environmental Councils (JIMA) exemplify multi-level governance with local focus

Authors: David, O.; Preciado Benítez, O.; Sandoval Becerra, F.M.

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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