Assessment of Existing Global Financial Initiatives and Monitoring Aspects of Carbon Sinks

Publication - 15 October, 2009
Focali (Forest, Climate and Livelihood Research Network) report exploring the topic of carbon sinks in forest ecosystems, focusing on the issue of REDD.

Executive summary: The report explores the role of carbon sinks in forest ecosystems, focusing on REDD as a policy tool for managing forests to prevent climate change. It looks at the financial mechanisms and preparedness of host countries, among other issues.

Focali - Forest, Climate and Livelihood Research Network - is a Swedish knowledge-based network aiming to ensure Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) and other Swedish authorities access to scientific knowledge in order to effectively use forestry measures to reach climate and poverty objectives. This report is part of a series of publications within three themes that Focali undertook in 2009.

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Number of pages: 107