Lowering Emissions in Asia's Forests (LEAF)

Initiative

Summary

Implemented by Winrock International, Climate Focus and SNV Netherlands development Organisation, Lowering Emissions in Asia's Forests (LEAF) is a five year, USD 20 million programme aimed at building technical capacity for REDD+. The programme also focuses on improving policies and establishing market incentives for improved forest management, developing sub-national interventions, and strengthening regional mechanisms for sharing lessons learned. Papua New Guinea is one of the focal countries of the programme.