Economics of forest and forest carbon projects: translating lessons learned into national REDD+ implementation

The ‘Economics of forest and forest carbon projects - Translating lessons learned into national REDD+ implementation’ report draws lessons on finance options and barriers related to project activities from the forest sector. It investigates the economics of implementing forest and REDD+ projects through a number of case studies from Africa, Latin America and Asia, by analyzing real forest and REDD+ investments. The report sets out to advise policymakers, financial sector stakeholders and project developers on how to structure REDD+ initiatives and implement national REDD+ strategies, especially in relation to attracting private and/or public investments.