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- DocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2015Schemes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) have emerged as a means to address deforestation trends in developing countries and related emissions of forest carbon. Governance and corruption challenges facing REDD+ are widely acknowledged to be daunting both in their scale and severity.Document
National-level corruption risks and mitigation strategies in the implementation of REDD+ in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An overview of the current situationChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2015The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the first REDD+ target countries due its huge forest ecosystem potential. Since 2011, the country has been creating key pieces of legislation as well as implementing REDD+ readiness activities and making pilot investments to mitigate some of the key drivers of deforestation and forest degradation identified in the country.Document
Monetary incentives to avoid deforestation under the Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD)+ climate change mitigation scheme in TanzaniaSpringerlink, 2014The paper estimates and compares the level of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) payments required to compensate for the opportunity costs (OCs) of stopping the conversion of montane forest and miombo woodlands into cropland in two agro-ecological zones in Morogoro Region in Tanzania. Data collected from 250 households were used for OC estimation.DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015This report is a desk appraisal of the following programme proposal: “Illegal Timber Trade and REDD+ Interface in Eastern Africa: A pilot” (hereafter ‘ITT-REDD’). The programme’s objective is to enhance national and regional capacity to combat the illegal timber and charcoal trade in East Africa.DocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2015Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has become a cornerstone of Indonesia’s forest sector policies. Given corruption risks in the sector, a number of policies and initiatives – both specifically linked to REDD+ and to broader national reform efforts – have been launched to ensure that risks of corruption in REDD+ are minimised.DocumentWorld Bank, 2014The Amazon rainforest, the world’s largest and most biodiverse, represents a global public good of which 15 percent has already been lost. The worldwide value of preserving the remaining forest is today unknown.DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014The report analyses India's approach towards the mechanism on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhance-ment of forest carbon stocks (REDD+), with particular attention to India's handling of both carbon and biodiversity matters.Document
Instituting REDD+: An analysis of the processes and outcomes of two pilot projects in Brazil and TanzaniaInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013REDD readiness is about developing national strategies for REDD+ including the necessary systems to ensure reduced DD, encompassing systems for monitoring/carbon accounting and distribution of international compensations. Establishing REDD+ is a process of change not least regarding actions on the ground.DocumentEnvironmental Economics Programme, IIED, 2012This report aims to synthesise information on current socioeconomic conditions within the villages that are to be involved in the Ecotrust Pro-Poor REDD+ pilot project in the Masindi district of western Uganda.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013Tanzania has decided to embark upon a national REDD programme to meet its obligations of managing its forests sustainably while responding to poverty reduction initiatives. As part of the REDD Readiness phase, nine pilot projects are being carried out in different areas of the country to draw lessons to assist in structuring a successful REDD+ in the future.