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

Yucatán, 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, Quintana Roo) to commit to sustainable development practices
  • ASPY contested based on lack of consultations with Mayan communities; on legal hold until consultations are carried out
  • 1960s: Historical henequen production in north-central region halted (decreased international demand), impacting soil recovery cycles
  • 1970s: Public development programs in southern region combined ranching & cash crop farming activities g lost soil productivity
  • Strong Mayan cultural influence historically contributed to widespread deforestation, through practices including slash-and-burn agriculture
  • Majority of CO2 emissions come from energy sector

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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