Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has rapidly become a key pillar of international cooperation on climate change.
Since its inception in 2005, REDD+ has grown in scope from being a cheap mitigation option and opportunity to address the 15-20% of global GHG emissions attributed to deforestation into a wider set of activities that reach beyond the carbon dimension of REDD+. They promote forest carbon stocks, sustainable management of forests and forest conservation as well as deliver co-benefits such as biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation. A host of state and non-state actors at all levels of governance have entered this emerging policy field.
When & where: 23-24 March 2012, St. Anne’s College, Oxford.
Call for Papers
Abstracts are invited for the following four themes:
- Ecological dimensions of justice and equity in REDD+
- Socio-political dimensions of justice and equity in REDD+
- Role of Indigenous peoples and local communities in REDD+
- How can REDD+ deliver more than carbon benefits?
Please submit an abstract of up to 400 words for oral presentations, specifying one of the themes above, at http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/redd/index.php.
The deadline is noon GMT, 4 January 2012. Decisions will be sent by 9 January 2012. Full papers should be uploaded by 19 March 2012. Revised papers submitted to email@example.com by 15 April 2012 will be considered for submission to a special issue in a high-impact academic journal.
For questions please email Maria Mansfield: firstname.lastname@example.org