Difference between revisions of "REDD policies"

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|Description=The protection of forests by REDD policies with the aim of reducing emissions; costs of policies are included
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|Description=The protection of forests by REDD policies with the aim of reducing land-use related emissions; The implementation of REDD includes also costs of policies.
 
|Reference=Overmars et al., 2012;
 
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|EffectDescription=REDD measures can substantially reduce the pressure on forests. The has an effect on the extent of natural forests, the C pools within forests and the net CO2 exchange between the biosphere and atmosphere.  
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|EffectDescription=REDD measures can substantially reduce the pressure on forests. This increases the extent of natural forests,  
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Revision as of 09:23, 4 April 2014

Description: The protection of forests by REDD policies with the aim of reducing land-use related emissions; The implementation of REDD includes also costs of policies.
Reference: Overmars et al., 2012
Is implemented in: Agricultural economy and forestry
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 and forestry
Effect : Increases the cost for land expansion in certain regions, favouring the use of other external inputs to increase production.

Component: Emissions
Effect : Less emissions due to deforestation and land-use change

Component: Natural vegetation and carbon cycle
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.