This policy document describes the problem of deforestation and studies the market failures that arise in relation to forestry emission problems, analyzing them from a global public good perspective. The paper additionally describes other problems related to forestry emission issues and presents a non-exhaustive review of the solutions currently proposed to address this issue. The paper concludes with policy recommendations.

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Organization: IDB

Topics: Forestry, Mitigation, Financial Mechanisms, Carbon Financing and CDM

Type of material: Policy Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English