Quality-Of-Governance Standards For Carbon Emissions Trading. Developing REDD+ Governance Through A Multi-Stage, Multi-Level And Multi-Stakeholder Approach



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This discussion paper presents the Action Research Project to Develop a National Quality-of-governance Standard for REDD+ and the Forest Sector in Nepal, which was launched by IGES, Griffith University and the University of Southern Queensland.The process of developing a voluntary national standard in Nepal through online surveys, key informant interviews, a multi-stakeholder forum and field consultation, has provided an innovative and field-tested apporach to standards development.