Strategic alignment: Integrating REDD+ in NDCs and national climate policies

Pham Thu Thuy, Moira Moeliono, Arild Angelsen, Maria Brockhaus, Patricia Gallo, Hoang Tuang Long, Chi Dao Thi Linh, Claudia Ochoa, katherine Bocanegra

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Abstract

Key messages
• Many developing countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)
recognise the important role of forests and have put forward mitigation
measures; however, these measures do not directly aim at reducing emissions.
• REDD+ is included in most developing countries’ NDCs and climate change
policies, but drivers of deforestation and forest degradation are not fully
acknowledged.
• NDCs will be ineffective in achieving their intended outcomes unless they
include clear policies and measures to tackle the drivers of deforestation
and forest degradation, as well as a transparent monitoring and evaluation
framework.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransforming REDD+ : Lessons and new directions
EditorsArild Angelsen
Place of PublicationBogor, Indonesia
PublisherCenter for International Forestry Research
Publication dateDec 2018
Pages69-80
ISBN (Print)978-602-387-079-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter

Fields of Science

  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • 4112 Forestry

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