Essays about: "REDD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the word REDD.

  1. 1. The Price of Protecting Forests : Assessing REDD+ Performance in Collaborative Governance in Vietnam

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Molly Grönlund Müller; [2019]
    Keywords : forests; collaborative governance; Vietnam; REDD ; Payment for Ecosystem Services; local communities; payment mechanisms; climate change;

    Abstract : The UNFCCC initiated mechanism Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is an important policy instrument for combating climate change, using payments to create economic incentives for developing countries to preserve their forests. However, there is a need for closer scrutiny of whether the mechanism is able to generate its intended outputs and outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forest Management Decentralisation in a REDD+ World : A Case Study of a REDD+ Pilot Project in the Kolo Hills Forests, Kondoa District, Tanzania

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Liesa Nieskens; [2018]
    Keywords : REDD ; Participatory Forest Management; Political Ecology; Access Qualifications; Carbon Offset;

    Abstract : Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradatin (REDD+) is a market-based approachto address tropical deforestation as a key driver of anthropogenic climate change. In Tanzania, participatory forest management (PFM) was used as a vehicle for the institutionalisation of REDD+and implementation of pilot initiatives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Synergies and trade-offs between REDD+ pilot project and communities’ livelihoods : case study in Nepal

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Priscilla Cubo; [2018]
    Keywords : carbon trading; community forestry; Nepal; NTFPs; REDD ; rural livelihood;

    Abstract : Carbon trading through Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, forest conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of carbon stocks (REDD+) payment scheme has been initiated to reduce greenhouse gas emission from deforestation and forest degradation. However, there are several critics about the implementation of REDD+ in developing countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. REDD+ "The Win-Win" Solution?: Operationalizing REDD+ Safeguards in Indonesia and Malaysia's National Policy Arenas

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Cooper; [2018]
    Keywords : REDD ; Social Safeguards; Global Environmental Governance Fragmentation; Indonesia; Malaysia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Over the past decade UNFCCC’s climate scheme, “REDD+”, has gained precedence in climate policy spheres; Its immaculate ‘win-win’ solution—to institute a global market- based system for climate change, whereby developed nations pay individual forest users to espouse more sustainable forestry practices—has drawn in the lion’s share of critical debates amongst policymakers, civil society organizations, and scholars alike. As REDD+ has unfolded into diverse contexts, however, its prospect as a ‘win-win’ solution has been reframed to include better forest governance as part of its objective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stand dynamics and carbon stock in a sal (Shorea robusta C.F. Gaertn) dominated forest in Southern Nepal

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Patrik Ulvdal; [2016]
    Keywords : forest dynamics; S. robusta; carbon stock; community forestry; forest growth;

    Abstract : There is a lack of knowledge about the stand dynamics and carbon storage in forests dominated by Shorea robusta C.F. Gaertn (fam. Dipterocarpaceae) in southern Nepal, especially in forests managed by local communities. READ MORE