To map the emerging landscape of REDD+ activities and, since REDD+ activities are not always described as such, we conducted a survey of all activities that focus on reducing forest emissions and enhancing forest carbon stocks (e.g. forest restoration) (see Annexes 5-7). The survey was conducted during November and December 2008 and continuously updated until May 2009. It covers Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
We distinguish three types of REDD+ activities:
Demonstration activities. In the absence of a clear definition, we use the term ‘demonstration activity’ to refer to activities where carbon is the explicit objective. Given the ongoing debate...