At the UN climate summit in Warsaw (CoP19) policy makers, practitioners and researchers were asked their opinions about some controversial issues of community forest monitoring for REDD+. This was followed up with a new survey before (e-survey) and during the UN climate summit in Lima (CoP20) which polled opinions on community forest monitoring and benefit sharing for REDD+. The results of these surveys highlighted some contentious issues that need to be considered in the design of a national forest monitoring framework, and indicated controversies and philosophical sticking points of REDD+.
An overview of the result, as well as some interesting “read more” links are presented in this slideshow:
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