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Lima Climate Convention: Survey highlights REDD+ controversies over community monitoring

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12 januari 2015

Niki de Sy discusses the Survey highlights REDD+ controversies over community monitoring at the Lima Climate Convention.

One of the general views that was reflected in the survey is that new digital technologies should be supported, and that data collected by communities on the state of their forests can be sufficiently accurate, and represents a cheap alternative to hiring professionals to do the monitoring.

Another more controversial propositions posed by the survey: Compensation to individual REDD+ implementers should be based on carbon performance as measured within the national MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) system is discussed in the outcomes.

To read the full discussion on the survy, conduct the latest CIFOR Forest news blog.

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