Linking forests and food production in the REDD+ context

Governments implementing REDD+ programmes must address agriculture, which is the primary driver of global forest clearing, to reach REDD+ carbon emission mitigation targets. Current REDD+ readiness activities illustrate there are serious obstacles to creating meaningful cross-sector links able to alter strong economic forces and existing government targets and mandates.
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Published on

2011-06-15

Author(s)

  • Kissinger, Gabrielle

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Publisher

CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Citation

Kissinger G. 2011. Linking forests and food production in the REDD+ context. CCAFS Policy Brief 3. Copenhagen, Denmark: CCAFS.

Series/Report No.

CCAFS Policy Brief;3