What drives policy change for REDD plus ? A qualitative comparative analysis of the interplay between institutional and policy arena factors
Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, Maria Brockhaus, Jenniver Sehring, Monica Di Gregorio, Samuel Assembe-Mvondo, Andrea Babon, Melaku Bekele, Vanessa Benn, Maria Fernanda Gebara, Hermann W Kambire, Felicien Kengoum, Cynthia Maharani, Mary Menton, Moira Moeliono, Robert Ochieng, Naya Sharma Paudel, Thu Pham Thuy, Guy Patrice Dkamela, Almeida Sitoe
Climate Policy | Taylor and Francis | Published : 2019
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) has emerged as a promising climate change mitigation mechanism in developing countries. In order to identify the enabling conditions for achieving progress in the implementation of an effective, efficient and equitable REDD+, this paper examines national policy settings in a comparative analysis across 13 countries with a focus on both institutional context and the actual setting of the policy arena. The evaluation of REDD+ revealed that countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America are showing some progress, but some face backlashes in realizing the necessary transformational change to tackle deforestation and forest deg..View full abstract
Funding was provided by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation; the Australian Agency for International Development; the European Comission (EC); the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment; and the United Kingdom Department for International Development.