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Implications of the Legal and Policy Framework for Tree and Forest Carbon in Ghana: REDD Opportunities Scoping Exercise

by LiLing Choo last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:50 PM
Contributors: Rebecca Ashley Asare, Katoomba Incubator, Forest Trends

This report presents an analysis of the legal and policy framework for tree and forest carbon in Ghana in an effort to contribute to this process. It shows that the current legal and regulatory structure for forestry and lands in Ghana provides indications of how carbon rights and benefits might be managed and distributed. The report also argues that realizing the full ecological and economic potential of REDD+ will require meaningful legal reforms and innovative application of existing mechanisms so as to effectively address the real drivers of deforestation and ensure permanence in any REDD+ activities.

Author(s): Rebecca Ashley Asare , Katoomba Incubator , Forest Trends

Publication Date: 2010

Location: Ghana

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