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Year: 2017
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2. PES can play a role in reducing deforestation and forest degradation. This has already been demonstrated by PES schemes in many developing countries in the hydropower, water supply, and wildlife conservation and tourism sectors.

3. PES and REDD+ have similar goals to enhance ecosystem services by rewarding/incentivizing forest owners or managers. The design of the REDD+ implementation strategy can benefit from the existing experiences of PES schemes being implemented and legal frameworks in place that provided incentive for improving ecosystem services.

4. Countries can develop robust systems and procedures for linking international REDD payments with domestic PES payments.

5. Performance-based payments, such as PES, can be an important element of national and sub-national REDD mechanisms. However, certain economic, technical, institutional, cultural, and political conditions should be met for making PES an effective instrument for REDD+
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Year: 2017
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2. The value of these co-benefits of forest conservation and sustainable forest management to local communities is far greater than forest carbon payments alone. REDD+ activities should be designed to ensure communities can access those co-benefits.

3.To fully realize the co-benefits of REDD+ activities in Nepal, emphasis should be placed on technologies and methods for cost-effective measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) as well as human and institutional capacity development at different levels. Sustainable financing will be required for REDD+ to become an attractive incentive for improved forest management
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Year: 2016
The Annual Report 2015 gives a brief overview of ICIMOD’s activities over the past year
Year: 2015
There is a growing need for consistent forest biomass monitoring in the context of sustainable livelihoods, ecosystem services, and REDD+ monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV)
Year: 2014
Year: 2013
The ICIMOD Knowledge Park at Godavari, on the southern slopes of the Kathmandu Valley, was set up in March 1993 following the generous provision of 30 hectares of land by Government of Nepal in November 1992
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