This handbook is aimed at a non-negotiator audience, including climate change practitioners on the ground. It provides an overview of the full package of decisions adopted in the international negotiations concerning measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) provisions for developing countries under the Convention, including measurement and reporting through national communications and biennial update reports (BURs); procedures for international consultation and analysis (ICA); and guidelines for domestic MRV frameworks, including those for domestically supported NAMAs and activities relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD-plus).
Asia LEDS Training
Source Organization: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Length: 56 pages
Training Audience: Planner / policy-maker / implementer (national government), Planner / policy-maker / implementer (sub-national government), Technical analyst / modeler / researcher
Difficulty Level: No technical background required
Training Type: Guidebook