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