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Promoting Biodiversity Co-Benefits in REDD

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  • Katia Karousakis
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    This report examines how biodiversity co-benefits in REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) can be enhanced, both at the design and implementation level. It discusses potential biodiversity implications of different REDD design options that have been put forward in the international climate change negotiations and proceeds by examining how the creation of additional biodiversity-specific incentives could be used to complement a REDD mechanism, so as to target biodiversity benefits directly. Le présent rapport examine les moyens de renforcer les avantages connexes pouvant être tirés de la REDD (réduction des émissions liées à la déforestation et à la dégradation des forêts) sur le plan de la biodiversité, tant au niveau de la conception qu’à celui de la mise en oeuvre. Il analyse les répercussions potentielles sur la biodiversité des différents dispositifs de REDD envisageables qui ont été avancés dans les négociations internationales sur le changement climatique et poursuit en examinant comment compléter la REDD en créant des incitations supplémentaires spécifiquement axées sur la biodiversité, de manière à cibler directement les avantages liés à celle-ci.

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    Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Environment Working Papers with number 11.

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    Date of creation: 27 Nov 2009
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    Handle: RePEc:oec:envaaa:11-en

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    Keywords: cost-benefit analysis; environmental economics; deforestation; climate change; biodiversity conservation; analyse coûts-avantages; changement climatique; déforestation; conservation de la biodiversité; économie de l'environnement;

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    1. Mohammed, Essam, 2011. "Pro-poor benefit distribution in REDD+: Who gets what and why does it matter?," MPRA Paper 43648, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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