This section outlines some of the key lessons for the ongoing design of REDD+ as identified in this working paper.
Adopt an approach that harmonises common REDD+ and SVLK MRV requirements. One such common requirement is the generation of accurate, complete and up-to-date data. Another is MRV capacity building, such as supporting data-sharing protocols within and across agencies, establishing linkages between databases used for the SVLK and REDD+ (e.g. inventories, management plans, harvest data) and compiling and sharing data on land use and land cover change, tenure, forest stock, type and location.
Develop mechanisms for exchange of data and transparency...