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08 July 2015
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Forest Ecosystems in the transition to a green economy and the role of REDD+ in the United Republic of Tanzania

uploaded by Beth Mbote

The aim of this report was to assess how deforestation affects the economy of the United Republic of Tanzania, both by looking at the limited ecosystem goods and services currently reflected in GDP and by looking at the effects on the economy if the full suite of forest ecosystem services are taken into account.The findings show that investment in the forestry sector has a disproportionately positive impact on the incomes of rural households in comparison to stimulating output from other sectors, meaning that investment in forestry could contribute to alleviating poverty. Taking these findings together, this report presents a solid case for Tanzania to integrate REDD+ policies into key economic sectors such as energy, agriculture, livestock, industries, transport and water to address the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation while identifying how the implementation of REDD+ can be part of Tanzania’s broader economic and development strategy, as the country plans to move towards REDD+ results-based actions that could lead to results-based payments and then towards Green Economy pathways to sustainable development and poverty eradication in Tanzania.

27 April 2015
English

Benefits of Forest Ecosystems in Zambia and the role of REDD+ in a Green Economy Transformation

uploaded by Mihaela Secrieru

The main objective of the study was to assess the economic value of Zambia’s forest ecosystem services. The  study estimates that, when ecosystem services provided by forests are accounted for, forests make a direct contribution to the national economy equivalent to about 4.7% of gross domestic product (GDP), which rises to 6.3% with the application of multiplier effects.

07 March 2014
English

Building Natural Capital: How REDD+ can support a Green Economy

uploaded by Tim Christophersen

Drawing on the experience of REDD+ to date, and benefitting from other approaches to sustainable resource management, this report, on the current status and future potential of REDD+, describes the many benefits of forests and other ecosystems as a way of demonstrating that forests have multiple values beyond carbon sequestration and indeed are a foundation for sustainable societies.

29 November 2011
English

Policy Brief 1: REDD+ and a Green Economy (Eng)

uploaded by Linda Tindi

This document is linked to www.un-redd.org

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