Uttarakhand State REDD+ Action Plan (2018)

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REDD+ is an important climate change mitigation option by incentivizing developing countries to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and through conservation of forest carbon stocks, sustainable forest sustainable management of forest and enhancement of forest carbon stocks through a range of forest conservation activities and policy measures. The aim of a REDD+ initiative is to lower the rate of deforestation and forest degradation as well as to sequester more carbon through sustainable management of forests for mitigating climate change.

Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India released the National REDD+ Strategy with the broad objective to create REDD+ architecture at National and Sub-National levels. The National REDD+ Strategy emphasises development of State REDD+ Action Plans for implementing the National REDD+ Strategy at the state level.

Language: English
Pages: 90
India: Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, 2018. - 90