Large Scale Land Acquisitions and REDD+: A Synthesis of Conflicts and Opportunities
Source: Environmental Research Letters, 2017
Author(s): Sarah Carter, Ameur M. Manceur, Ralf Seppelt, Kathleen Hermans-Neumann, Martin Herold, and Lou Verchot
Large scale land acquisitions (LSLA), and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) are both land based phenomena which when occurring in the same area, can compete with each other for land. A quantitative analysis of country characteristics revealed that land available for agriculture, accessibility, and political stability are...