Mapping Forest Finance: A Landscape of Available Sources of Finance for REDD+ and Climate Action in ForestsBy Breanna Lujan, Gustavo Silva-Chávez - Environmental Defense Fund, Forest Trends View Publication
This report identifies the sources of funding currently available for REDD+ and climate action in forests, and analyzes the challenges and opportunities for accessing and coordinating this finance. It serves as a resource for negotiators, policymakers, practitioners, NGOs, and others involved with the implementation of REDD+ and climate action in forests. Among other things, the report describes the sources of finance available for each phase of REDD+. It also provides context for future decisions about REDD+ implementation and supporting financial strategies that combine a diversity of funding sources. It lays out challenges and opportunities for accessing and coordinating finance for REDD+ and climate action in forests at the international and national level, and also challenges specific to forest landscape restoration.