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Forest Governance, Decentralization and REDD+ in Latin America
Center for International Forestry Research, Jalan CIFOR, Situ Gede, Bogor 16000, Indonesia
Center for International Forestry Research, Managua, Nicaragua
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Received: 15 November 2010 / Accepted: 10 December 2010 / Published: 16 December 2010
Abstract: Forests and their governance have received increased attention in recent years. One factor that has stimulated this renewed interest is the appreciation of deforestation as a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The emerging REDD+ mechanism (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is being designed with the goal of using financial incentives to enhance the role of forests in curbing climate change. [...]
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Petkova, E.; Larson, A.; Pacheco, P. Forest Governance, Decentralization and REDD+ in Latin America. Forests 2010, 1, 250-254.
Petkova E, Larson A, Pacheco P. Forest Governance, Decentralization and REDD+ in Latin America. Forests. 2010; 1(4):250-254.
Petkova, Elena; Larson, Anne; Pacheco, Pablo. 2010. "Forest Governance, Decentralization and REDD+ in Latin America." Forests 1, no. 4: 250-254.