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Who is really bearing the cost of REDD+? The answer may surprise you

Estimates of REDD+ costs have long been criticized for excluding transaction and implementation costs and undervaluing informal market activities such as subsistence farming.

“Who bears the costs of REDD+?” is just one of the critical questions addressed in the REDD+ benefits sharing knowledge tree, which aims to help policy makers understand the potential impacts of their decisions on the way benefits from REDD+ are shared.

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Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Civil society
  • Communal land
  • Forest policy and administration
  • Forest trade and finance
  • Provincial and local governments
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Timor-Leste
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
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For more information on this topic, please contact Cecilia Luttrell at . This research forms part of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry, which is supported by CGIAR Fund Donors.

Author (individual) Cecelia Lutrell
Author (corporate) Forests News
Publication date 2016
Keywords REDD+,benefit sharing,opportunity costs,transaction costs,implementation costs
Date uploaded August 11, 2018, 05:57 (UTC)
Date modified August 13, 2018, 08:53 (UTC)