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Leveraging global climate finance for sustainable forests: Opportunities and conditions for successful foreign aid to the forestry sector

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  • Pascual, Unai
  • Garmendia, Eneko
  • Phelps, Jacob
  • Ojea, Elena

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Forest loss and degradation remains a leading environmental problem. The long history of sustainable forest management has often failed to meet expectations.constrained by funding, governance, capacity and competing interests. Initiatives from the climate

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/054.

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Length: 39
Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-054

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Keywords: sustainable forest management; foreign aid; official development assistance; climate change finance; REDD+; forestry sector governance;

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