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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon: The Case of REDD+

Edited by: Rosemary Lyster, Catherine Mackenzie, Constance McDermott

ISBN13: 9781107028807
Published: March 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £72.00

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Emerging from the scientific parameters underpinning REDD+ (including the measurement of carbon stocks, reporting and verification), Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon considers the crucial challenges for global and national governance and the legal rights and interests of indigenous people and local communities, all of which have fundamental implications for development and poverty alleviation. With contributions from leading experts in the fields of law, governance, science, development studies and geography, it sheds light on the complexity of REDD+ and offers perspectives on the extent to which REDD+ agreements can be enforced under international law and in concert with new private and public domestic institutions.

Environmental Law

Part I. Framing the Problem: Perspectives from Law, Science and Governance:
1. International legal frameworks for REDD+: ensuring legitimacy Rosemary Lyster
2. Tropical forests: carbon, climate and biodiversity Yadvinder Malhi and Toby R. Marthews
3. Measuring tropical forest carbon stocks Valerio Avitabile
4. The quiet woods: REDD+ in societies with intact rainforests Thomas K. Rudel
5. REDD+ and multi-level governance: governing for what and for whom? Constance L. McDermott

Part II. Operationalising REDD+:
6. The financial aspects of REDD+: assessing costs, mobilizing and disbursing funds Charlotte Streck
7. Designing, implementing and enforcing REDD+ schemes Catherine MacKenzie
8. The science of measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) Ben DeVries and Martin Herold

Part III. Securing the Rights of Forest Dwellers:
9. Land and resource tenure: the rights of indigenous peoples and forest dwellers Robert Fisher and Rosemary Lyster
10. Payments for ecosystem services and environmental governance in Indonesia Jeff Neilson and Beria Leimona
11. REDD+ and development Leo Peskett
12. Brazil and Indonesia: REaDD+y or not? Simon Butt, Beatriz Garcia, Jemma Parsons and Tim Stephens.