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1 Arun K.Bansal Madhu Verma Rajesh Kumar Swapan Mehra Priyanka Batra

2 Scope  The Manual, intends to be a practical, easy to use guide to enable forestry practitioners and end users to implement projects on ground and understand and appreciate all components of REDD+.  REDD+ is expected to rapidly emerge as a means to incentivize SFM in India.

3 Contents

4 Intent It discusses the REDD+ architecture and highlights the need for information on various physical data pertaining to forest cover, degradation and deforestation rate, socio-economic dependence on forest stock, etc. and capacity building of the State Forest Department for REDD+ readiness, and eventually to set up REDD + projects.

5 Developing REDD+ in India: Brief Steps Site Selection Baseline Development Socio -Economic assessment to identify Project Activity Calculation of Emission Reductions + Sequestration Potential Validation

6 Recommendations While international architecture and financial arrangements for REDD+ are being evolved, the SFDs can start capacity building activities like: – develop understanding of the REDD+ mechanism – developing mechanisms to assess forest condition and biodiversity – ensuring safeguards for the communities – Training on GIS-related softwares – Carbon assessment

7 Thanks Contact information Mr. Arun K. Bansal, IFS, Director, IIFM (bansal.ak@nic.in)bansal.ak@nic.in Dr. (Mrs.) Madhu Verma, Professor, EDE, IIFM (mverma@iifm.ac.in)mverma@iifm.ac.in Mr. Rajesh Kumar, ISS, Senior Dpty. Director (Forest Inventory), FSI (rajsus1@rediffmail.com)rajsus1@rediffmail.com Mr. Swapan Mehra, CEO & Founder, IES (swapan@ioraecological.com)swapan@ioraecological.com Ms. Priyanka Batra, Consultant (TIFAC- IIASA Project), IIFM (pri.batra@gmail.com)pri.batra@gmail.com


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