Institute of Resource Assessment of University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)



The Institute of Resource Assessment (IRA) is a research centre, part of the University of Dar es Salaam. The institution holds the REDD+ secretariat and has a role to promote REDD+ for rural development and sustainable natural resource management. This includes: cost benefit analysis of different land uses in the context of REDD+, examining governance issues, identifying the role of REDD+ in reducing poverty and various incentives related to co-benefit sharing.