This paper discusses the policy and implementation context of the REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) demonstration activity in Ulu Masen in the province of Aceh, Indonesia. It is argued that the slow endorsement of the demonstration activity by the Indonesian government may be due to mistiming in relation to the...
Forest certification is a voluntary, market-based instrument designed to improve forest management by enabling buyers to identify timber products derived from wellmanaged forests. While small forest enterprises make an important contribution to the forest industry in many countries, they have found forest certification difficult to achieve. There...
This is a series of briefing notes summarising results from multi-stakeholder consultations on the post-2012 climate regime held in 2008. The brief note series present recommendations for the future climate regime on issuing considered important to the Asian Pacific Region, including sectoral approaches, adaptation, financial mechanisms, biofuels...
List of the IGES Briefing Notes on the Post-2012 Climate Regime series:
REDD: Progress and outstanding issues confronting negotiations
IGES White Paper
Climate Change Policies in the Asia-Pacific: Re-Uniting Climate Change and Sustainable Development