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The Challenge

Land degradation is widely recognized as a central challenge in the global development and environmental agenda. The Government of Peru’s response is an…

Leer en españolChallengePeru, a country with the second largest total area (70 million ha) and highest proportion of national territory in the Amazon, has experienced continuous unplanned deforestation over time, with an important component of it…
BackgroundREDD-ALERT builds on the ongoing work of the Alternatives to Slash and Burn Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins, which has been focusing since 1994 on local and global causes and consequences of deforestation by smallholder farmers…
The project focuses on the methodologies for estimating GHG emissions and carbon stock changes resulting from deforestation and degradation and establishing baseline levels.Its specific objectives:Review the scientific and other literature on…