(For matrix see Annex I Table 8)
Research topics that cut across other synthesis groups were identified, as were research topics that had not been discussed but which were important to landuse, landuse change and forestry. Finally, a discussion was held of the actions to be taken before COP 6 scheduled for July 2001 in Bonn.
Four crosscutting research topics were identified:
• Identify sustainable development indicators;
• Reduce transaction costs;
• Synthesise experience from other development sectors;
• Build a science-enhanced global inventory.
The CDM was established to help developing countries achieve sustainable development. However, no clear guidelines exist...