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31 January 2019
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25 May 2018
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Forestry and Macroeconomic Accounts of Uganda: The Importance of Linking Ecosystem Services to Macroeconomics

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Forestry and Macroeconomic Accounts of Uganda: The Importance of Linking Ecosystem Services to Macroeconomics

The purpose of this study is to analyse the economic value of Uganda’s forest resources, where possible, and demonstrate some policy instruments that would alleviate pressure on these natural forest systems.

03 September 2015
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PES incentives for smallholders to avoid deforestation: lessons learned and factors for success

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A review for the SHARP partnership of 28 documented PES projects that have involved working with smallholders in tropical forest countries to protect watersheds, conserve biodiversity and minimise deforestation. The report provides a useful inventory of smallholder-focused projects and offers a close look at the design and outcome of seven case studies in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and southeast Asia. The authors ask what lessons can be learned for future PES schemes but also for other smallholder-oriented initiatives. http://www.sharp-partnership.org/updates/lessons-learned-from-smallholder-payment-schemes

 

29 September 2014
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Supporting planning for multiple benefits from REDD+ in Uganda

uploaded by Elina Väänänen

REDD+ aims to incentivise reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, as well as the conservation of forest carbon stocks, sustainable management of forests and the enhancement of forest carbon stocks. While these activities have the potential to provide multiple social and environmental benefits, there is also a need to avoid social and environmental risks. This report examines steps in the REDD+ planning process that can support the delivery of multiple benefits in Uganda. It discusses the importance of identifying potential benefits and risks in designing REDD+ interventions and country approaches to safeguards. It also highlights the potential for synergies between REDD+, the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the National Biodiversity Action Plan. Using example maps for Uganda, the report illustrates how spatial analysis can support REDD+ planning. The report has been produced under the REDD-PAC project, funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety.

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