This project developed tools that are contributing to developing an effective, efficient and equitable alternative to the REDD+ mechanism, which had previously been repeatedly rejected by the Bolivian government. It has shown how to create a mechanism that takes advantage of the positive aspects of REDD+ while minimizing the negative aspects. Such a mechanism would have to combine both ‘carrots’ (such as financial and technical support for integral forest management) and ‘sticks’ (taxes on deforestation) in order to achieve the most...
Evidence and Impact Research Grants
Four Evidence and Impact Research Grants (EIRGs) have been awarded to increase the impact of the ESPA programme through influencing key policy processes during 2012. The projects will run for up to 12 months.
|Biodiversity, ecosystem services and poverty alleviation: assessing the current state of the evidence||Dr Dilys Roe||EIRG-2011-173|
|Impact of Jatropha production on ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in southern Africa||Professor Katherine Willis||EIRG-2011-180|
|Impacts of community management of forests and floodplains||Dr Parvin Sultana||EIRG-2011-175|
|Safe operating spaces for regional rural development: a new conceptual tool for evaluating complex socio-ecological system dynamics||Professor John Dearing||EIRG-2011-166|