|Description:||The objective of REDD policies it to reduce land-use related emissions by protecting existing forests in the world; The implementation of REDD includes also costs of policies.|
|Reference:||Overmars et al., 2012;|
|Is implemented in:||Agricultural economy|
|Associated theme items:||Climate mitigation (Climate)|
Associated policy response component
Component: Land and biodiversity policies
Page: Land and biodiversity policies/Land-use regulation
Effects of this policy intervention on components
Component: Agricultural economy
Effect : Increases the cost for land expansion in certain regions, favouring the use of other external inputs to increase production.
Effect : Less emissions due to deforestation and land-use change.
Component: Carbon cycle and natural vegetation
Effect : REDD measures can substantially reduce the pressure on forests. This increases the extent of natural forests, and the net CO2 uptake and C pools of forests.