BACKSince 2008 the government of Ecuador has been actively participating to the international REDD negotiations and, in parallel, carrying on activities at a national level to build the foundations for the implementation of the mechanism in the country. Ecuador has realized impressive progress towards REDD+ readiness :

Institutional arrangements and engagement of stakeholders

 

- defining a methodology to identify drivers of deforestation
- determining opportunity-costs and suggesting possible incentives to reduce deforestation (in addition to the Socio Bosque)
- developing two REDD+ demonstration activities
- capacity building workshops on climate change and REDD+
- strengthening of the Socio Bosque Program
REDD Strategy

Monitoring systems and reference scenario