Finance and Carbon markets Lexicon

10 May 2012 | Downloads - publication

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is leading the United States Government’s implementation of its Strategic Choices for United States Fast Start Financing for REDD+.1 To pursue this strategy efficiently requires effective communication between government agencies and public and private sector institutions based on mutual understanding of vocabulary, acronyms, definitions, and vocabulary categories.

The role of this Finance and Carbon Markets Lexicon is to provide a tool that encourages effective communication between government agencies and public and private sector institutions. To do this, this lexicon contains a list of relevant vocabulary, definitions, reference sources, and acronyms organized around vocabulary categories as applied by the public- and private-sector REDD+ industry globally.