Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+): transaction costs of six Peruvian projects

Authors Thompson, O.Rendon
Year of Publication 2013
Type of Publication Journal Article
Journal Ecology and Society
Volume 18
Open Access Yes


This article describes a study examining the costs of setting up a series of carbon-based conservation projects in southern Peru. The reported values provide a basis for estimating the cost of setting up similar projects across the whole of the Peruvian Amazon in order to meet government conservation objectives.