Creating an enabling legal framework fro REDD+ investments in Kenya
Wilder, Martijin, Chapman, Sophie, Maguire, Rowena, Gichu, Alfred, Doshi, Mona, Dooley, Elizabeth, Engbring, Gretchen, Kago, Caroline Wanjiku, Kamunde-Aquino, Nelly, Kiguatha, Leah, & Idun, Yvonne Nana Afua (2014) Creating an enabling legal framework fro REDD+ investments in Kenya. Ministry of the Environment, Sweden.
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+) has emerged out of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)/Kyoto Protocol negotiations. It is intended to be a mechanism to channel funding (from both public and private sources) for reducing emissions from the forest sector. It is an international climate change policy that relies on national implementation. In order to attract and manage REDD+ investments (both public and private), countries need to decide on their approach to REDD+ implementation through a series of policy choices, and then implement those policy choices through strong legal frameworks. An important question for REDD+ host countries to consider, therefore, is how to develop robust legal structures to facilitate REDD+ implementation. These legal frameworks could be based on existing laws, and/or require new law making.
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|Keywords:||REDD+, Investment, Legal, Finance, Kenya|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Environmental and Natural Resources Law (180111)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > International Law (excl. International Trade Law) (180116)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 [please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||15 Jul 2014 22:27|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2014 03:07|
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