This chapter draws on the analyses and findings in previous chapters to make an overall assessment of the Vietnamese context in relation to REDD+ and offers suggestions for the future implementation of REDD+ in Vietnam. The following sections evaluate REDD+ in Vietnam using the ‘3E’s (effectiveness, efficiency, equity) as an analytical framework:
Effectiveness: Can present policies in general, and policies on REDD+ in particular, reduce deforestation and forest degradation? In return, can REDD+ contribute to national efforts to reduce deforestation and forest degradation?
Efficiency: Will REDD+ be implemented with the least cost possible?
Equity: Will benefits and costs be shared...