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Forest Governance in Latin America: Strategies for Implementing REDD

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Global interest in and attention to forests have grown as concerns about global warming and climate change have taken a heightened position in international policy debates. Forests have been repositioned in international arenas as repositories of global value for their contribution to carbon sequestration and climate mitigation (Fairhead and Leach, 2003; Peet, Robbins and Watts, 2011). In this context, Latin American forests are seen as globally important in fighting climate change.

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  • Indigenous People
  • Environmental Governance
  • Carbon Market
  • Forest Governance
  • Indigenous Organization

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Aguilar-Støen, M., Toni, F., Hirsch, C. (2016). Forest Governance in Latin America: Strategies for Implementing REDD. In: de Castro, F., Hogenboom, B., Baud, M. (eds) Environmental Governance in Latin America. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-50572-9_9

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