Wednesday, June 26, 2013


PUBLICATION: Land tenure and fast-tracking REDD+: Time to reframe the debate?

The Global Canopy Programme has released a new analytical paper: "Land tenure and fast-tracking REDD+: time to reframe the debate?"

With a global agreement on REDD+ needed by 2020 to ensure that it has a significant impact on mitigating climate change, there is a need for rapid impact on improved tenure security to enable implementation of efficient and equitable REDD+. By drawing on examples from Papua New Guinea and Nepal, the ​paper illustrates​ the need for policy makers in tropical forest countries to look beyond the reform of tenure laws and to alternative policy options as a means to achieve the enabling conditions for REDD+.

The paper’s key points:

Available here (pdf).

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