Manual on Species for Implementation of REDD+ Activities in Mizoram (2018)

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UNFCCC has identified REDD+ as one of the important climate change mitigation option and it has the potential to address the issues of climate change,combating desertification and conservation of biodiversity. ICFRE in collaboration with ICIMOD Is Implementing REDD+ Himalayas Project in the state of Mizoram for improving the livelihood of the local community,capacity building and knowledge sharing on different aspects of REDD+, conservation of biodiversity and climate change mitigation through REDD+.Drivers of deforestation and forest degradation have been identified for the state of Mizoram and accordingly necessary strategies have also been Identified for addressing the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation.

ICFRE in collaboration with ICIMOD has also developed a State REDD+Action Plan for addressing the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation as well as implementing the National REDD+ Strategy in the state of Mizoram. It is needed to select suitable multipurpose species for implementation of REDD+ activities In the state of Mlzoram. Accordingly,fifty suitable multipurpose species which comprises of forty five tree species and five bamboo species from the state of Mizoram were selected through consultation with experts, officials of State Forest Department and representatives of the village council members. Selected species are described with their brief distribution,description,uses and planting techniques which will be helpful in raising the plantation of the selected species for implementation of REDD+ activities in the state of Mizoram.

Language: English
Pages: 50
India: Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, 2018. - 50



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