Zambézia, Mozambique: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

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Deforestation due almost exclusively to shifting cultivation, intensified by rapid population growth. Pilot region for Mozambique s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Carbon Fund Emission Reduction (ER) program (Zambézia Integrated Landscape Management Program, ZILMP; covers 9 of 16 districts). ZILMP developed as an expansion of Gilé REDD+ pilot project. Programs link local communities (LC) & smallholders to combine livelihood improvement with natural resource preservation. Inclusive multi-stakeholder landscape forum.
Authors: Simonet, G.; David, O.
Subjects: deforestation, livelihoods, food security, sustainable development, policy, climate change
Publication type: Brief
Year: 2018

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