Grassroots capacity development for REDD+: approaches and key lessons from Nepal [Policy brief]

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Roy, Rabindra, Silori, Chandra Shekhar, Poudyal, Bishnu Hari and Paudel, Naya Sharma. 2014. Grassroots capacity development for REDD+: approaches and key lessons from Nepal [Policy brief]. Satdobato, Lalitpur Nepal. Forest Action Nepal.
Title

Grassroots capacity development for REDD+: approaches and key lessons from Nepal [Policy brief]

Report TypeDiscussion paper
AuthorsRoy, Rabindra (Author), Silori, Chandra Shekhar (Author), Poudyal, Bishnu Hari (Author) and Paudel, Naya Sharma (Author)
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Number of Pages4
SeriesPolicy Brief
Year2014
PublisherForest Action Nepal
Place of PublicationSatdobato, Lalitpur Nepal
Web Address (URL)http:// www.forestaction.org
Abstract

Key Messages:

• Using the cascade approach for capacity
development on Reducing Emissions from
Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+)
has been proved to be a successful way to reach
out to a large number of grassroots stakeholders
in a cost effective manner.
• Establishing collaborative arrangements with
local partner organizations, including government
agencies can mobilize grassroots and relevant
stakeholders in understanding and planning for
effective climate change mitigation strategies.
• Integrating of local and indigenous wisdom with
scientific knowledge helps to internalize and
collectively respond to the challenges of climate
change.
• Drivers of deforestation and forest degradation
are multiple and go beyond subsistence use of
forest resources, and therefore REDD+ capacity
development efforts should also go much beyond
forestry sector stakeholders.

Keywordsclimate change mitigation, drivers of deforestation, local stakeholders, cascade approach
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020410403. Environmental education and extension
410406. Natural resource management
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Policy brief.

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