Supporting REDD+ in Developing Countries: A Review of Policy Options

Linacre, N., O'Sullivan, R.
April, 2015

The objective of this paper is to evaluate the potential of a range of market and non-market policy options available to developing countries willing to contribute to a global climate chnage solution by reducing emissions from deforestaion and forest degradation, forest conservation, sustainable management of forests, and enhancement of forest carbon stocks (REDD+) and to deliver additional co-benefits. The covered policy options are domestic market-based instruments (MBIs), direct regulation of land clearing, payments for results, and environmental impact assessment.