This study seeks to understand how best to connect local and international institutions based on lessons learnt from existing initiatives in the forest sector that aim to achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions (often referred to as ‘forest-carbon’ initiatives) in order to inform the current debates and actions on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions fr

The achievement of any meaningful development goals needs to change how develop and manage our cities. Rapid urbanization in developing countries demands a massive provision of infrastructure, public transportation, housing and jobs for their population, as well as a healthy environment.

This report proposes a set of governance criteria to assess the greening of urban processes that go beyond the decision-making procedures, and includes the capacity to implement change, the results in greening the economy, and final outcomes on the ground.