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Safeguarding what and for whom? The role of institutional fit in shaping REDD+ in Mexico

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This paper examines the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change mechanism Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+), and its associated multitude of global to local safeguards, as they apply to a single ejido on the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. It draws on written sources and interviews to analyze the ways in which broad international norms articulated through the REDD+ safeguards, including support for human rights and sustainable livelihoods for local communities, are tr...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.5751/ES-08088-210109

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SOGE
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Qualifying carbon: building trust and credibility in REDD+ through reflexive, multi-level governance
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Effective and Equitable Institutional Arrangements for Financing and Safeguarding Biodiversity
Publisher:
Resilience Alliance Publisher's website
Journal:
Ecology and Society: a journal of integrative science for resilience and sustainability Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 9
Publication date:
2016
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ISSN:
1708-3087
URN:
uuid:e83847ba-e4ed-4d95-846b-84f17deaa776
Source identifiers:
590414
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pubs:590414

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