Towards a common understanding of REDD+ under the UNFCCC

REDD+ practitioners may benefit from a common understanding of the content and potential implications of the UNFCCC decisions on REDD+ to improve country implementation of the REDD+ process. This technical resource document is aimed at REDD+ practitioners and has two main objectives: Summarize the REDD+ decisions under the UNFCCC; Foster a common understanding of the REDD+ decisions under the UNFCCC. Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+) has emerged as a forest-based climate change mitigation approach for developing countries under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).