This analytical report examines some of the underlying causes of deforestation and forest degradation. It describes possible solutions in the context of a wider transition to an inclusive Green Economy, which is vital to achieving the emerging post-2015 sustainable development agenda. The report seeks to improve knowledge about how REDD+ initiatives and a Green Economy transition can better inform each other and contribute towards poverty alleviation and sustainable development.
Organization: UNEP, UNREDD, International Resource Panel
Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Forestry, Land Use Management, REDD, Ecosystems, Green Jobs/Economy, Mitigation, COP22 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2014
Language: English, French, Spanish