Carbon, Forests and People

Towards the integrated management of carbon sequestration, the environment and sustainable livelihood.

Author(s): Orlando, Brett ; Baldock, David ; Canger, Sonja ; Mackensen, Jens ; Maginnis, Stewart ; Manguiat, Maria Socorro Z. ; Rietbergen, Simon ; Robledo, Carmenza ; Schneider, Norry
IUCN, Forest Conservation Programme ; UNEP ; Institute for European Environmental Policy ; Canada [Government] ; Swiss Development Cooperation ; Intercooperation
Published:  2002
Series:  Livelihoods and Landscapes Series ; no.001
ISBN:  2-8317-0683-1
Carbon, Forests and People: cover Photo: IUCN

Gland : IUCN, 2002. 42p. : ill.

Mitigating the impact of climate change presents governments and communities throughout the world with one of the main environmental challenges of our times. This publication provides an overview of the opportunities and challenges for carbon sequestration activities in the forestry and agricultural sectors of both industrialized and developing countries. It outlines a set of strategies and approaches seeking to ensure that forest and other land-use climate change mitigation measures deliver sustainable development benefits in an equitable and cost-effective manner.


Note: Includes bibliographic references. French and Spanish editions available only in PDF. See Spanish version or French version
Carbono, bosques y gentes : hacia el manejo integrado del secuestro del carbono, el medio ambiente y los medios de vida sostenibles ;
Le carbone, les forêts et l'homme : vers une gestion intégrée du piégeage du carbone, de l'environnement et des moyens d'existence durable

 

Work area: 
Forests
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