This manual shares hands-on experiences from field programs and presents the essential practical and theoretical steps, methods, and tools for conducting an opportunity cost analysis for REDD+ at the national level. The manual addresses the calculation of costs and benefits of the various land use alternatives in relation to their carbon stocks and the identification of economic trade-offs involved in REDD+ activities. It also includes information on data collection, analysis and evaluation techniques.
Asia LEDS Training
Source Organization: Forest Carbon Partnership
Date: March 2011
Length: 20 Pages
Training Audience: Technical analyst / modeler / researcher
Difficulty Level: Advanced technical background required
Training Type: Guidebook