The I-REDD+ project is funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission. The aim is to ensure that the implementation of a future REDD+ mechanism is based on the highest level of knowledge on
What is REDD+?
The basic idea is simple: a developing country can negotiate financial compensation for reducing their green house gas emissions from deforestation and degrading forests and also by increasing their carbon stocks in forests.
But simple as it sounds, there are a number of issues that need to be resolved to increase positive impacts and mitigate potentially negative impacts of REDD+:
Global to national level:
National to local level:
In I-REDD+ we address these issues at national to local level in four countries: Laos, Vietnam, China (Yunnan) and Indonesia and we work in an interdisciplinary team with researchers and professionals from 9 countries.
By Cope Media