Issue Brief - Integrating Biodiversity in REDD+ (2017)
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Key messages

1. Biodiversity is a key determinant of forests’ ability to effectively provide ecosystem services and resilience in the context of climate change and other pressures.

2. Appropriate approaches (and adaptation) for implementing REDD+ activities are key to optimum outcomes for biodiversity, carbon, and other ecosystem service benefits.

3. Community forestry can provide an opportunity for REDD+ strategies to enhance biodiversity conservation and ecosystem-based adaptation measures while simultaneously mitigating carbon dioxide.

4. Emerging knowledge on interactions among biodiversity, carbon, and human activities is essential to inform management and policy decisions.

ICIMOD lssue Brief

Language: English
Pages: 4
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 Record created 2017-09-26, last modified 2017-10-02