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Title: Options for monitoring forest degradation in Northern Viet Nam: An assessment in systems design and capacity building needs in Con Cuong District, Nghe An Province

Author: Manley, Patricia N.; Mortenson, Leif; Halperin, James J.; Quyen, Nguyen Hanh.;

Date: 2013

Source: USAID Asia Final Report, June 20, 2013. 47 p

Publication Series: Miscellaneous

Description: Changes in forest carbon stocks can be detected through monitoring of deforestation (conversion of| forests to some other cover type), forest degradation (forests that remain forests), and/or reforestation| (restoration of forests). Techniques for monitoring deforestation and resultant changes to forest carbon| stocks are widespread and well published. However, techniques for monitoring degradation and| reforestation are relatively untested in developing countries despite their inclusion in current UNFCCC| REDD+ negotiations..

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Manley, Patricia N.; Mortenson, Leif; Halperin, James J.; Quyen, Nguyen Hanh. 2013. Options for monitoring forest degradation in Northern Viet Nam: An assessment in systems design and capacity building needs in Con Cuong District, Nghe An Province. USAID Asia Final Report, June 20, 2013. 47 p.

 


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