Abstract Submission: 31 January 2014
Carbon emission reductions and removals in tropical forests under the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, Conservation of Forests, Sustainable Management of Forests, and Enhancement of Forest Carbon Stocks (REDD+) scheme of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have increasingly become hot topics in climate change mitigation discussions. This is because REDD+ scheme is a performance-based financial incentive that compensate activities that result in reducing emissions or increasing carbon stocks (removals) in developing countries. Despite such importance, no methods have been agreed to account for emission reductions or removals or both. This symposium is organized to discuss methods and recent findings in the field of carbon accounting, biodiversity assessment, safeguards, and benefit sharing in tropical forests. Special emphasis is made to forests in Cambodia.
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