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Modeling deforestation and examining trade-offs among carbon stocks and benefits to livelihoods and biodiversity for REDD+ planning in Kenya

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Reducing deforestation and degradation (REDD+) can lower anthropogenic carbon emissions by 9-11% and is therefore integral to mitigating climate change. REDD+ is a proposed scheme in which developed countries pay developing countries for reduced deforestation. Kenya is one such country participating in REDD+. As such, Kenya must establish a reference emission level (REL) against which it can compare avoided emissions from reduced deforestation. Develop...

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Type of award:
MPhil
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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