Some conclusions may be drawn from the presentations, discussion, and break-out sessions. These cut across scientific, technical or practical as well as policy-related issues.
Climate project development will lead to enhanced environmental resilience and alleviation of rural poverty. Although the lessons learned are limited and experiences are sometimes not replicable, there are a number of success stories as well as failures that are worth taking into account.
Some emerging technical/methodological issues need further elaboration by academia to support decision-making processes.
Funding opportunities are still widely open, but asking the right questions would address strategic as well as practical solutions.