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

Quintana Roo, México: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • Yucatan Peninsula Framework Agreement on Sustainability (ASPY) 2030 signed with 2 other Yucatan Peninsula (PY) states (Campeche, Yucatán) to commit to sustainable development practices
  • ASPY contested based on lack of consultations with Mayan communities; on legal hold until consultations are carried out
  • 64% of jurisdictional territory communally-owned & managed (ejidal land)
  • 30+ years of community-based forest management & sustainable timber harvesting
  • Only state in PY to enact a State Climate Change Law
  • State Investment Program (PI) for national FCPF Carbon Fund Emission Reduction Initiative (IRE) covers 73% of state forest area

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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