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Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
July 2015

Financing Land Use Mitigation: A Practical Guide for Decision-Makers

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This report, produced as part of a U.S. Department of State-funded project by Winrock International, serves as a practical guide for those seeking finance to implement specific actions to reduce emissions from land use. It is intended to assist national policy makers and other decision makers in accessing and leveraging financial mechanisms to support activities that reduce forest greenhouse gas emissions and increase forest carbon stocks. It features an in-depth exploration of efforts to raise finance for low-emission, sustainable land use activities in Mexico and Ethiopia—two countries with ambitious REDD+ and LED goals but with widely differing natural environments, macroeconomic conditions, and institutional experience. These conditions allow Mexico and Ethiopia to offer important lessons to other countries seeking to develop low-emission and sustainable land use strategies.