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Equity, REDD+ and Benefit Sharing in Social Forestry

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Key messages for the ASEAN Social Forestry Network

  • REDD+ and social forestry programs have both benefits and costs. Understanding who is bearing the costs of these policies and programs, and ensuring fair compensation, will be important to achieving effective and equitable outcomes.
  • Equity depends on the context and perceptions of the affected stakeholders. Including considerations of equity in the design of REDD+ and social forestry policies can positively influence the policies' outcomes and sustainability.
  • REDD+ and social forestry requires an inclusive process. Purposeful multistakeholder participation throughout the decision-making process can increase the credibility and legitimacy of a program and enhance its chances of successful outcomes.

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https://doi.org/10.17528/cifor/006127
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