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On this page, you can find resources and tools to help in the design and implementation of LEDS. These include case studies, policy guides, manuals, research papers, training resources and webinars all from a wide range of sources. They are listed in chronological order, starting with the most recent at the top.

You can filter the resources by regions and working groups and sub-themes in the filter below. For ease of reference, some key resources created by LEDS GP working groups are also collated under working group pages.

Featured LEDS GP toolkits:

Development impact assessment toolkit

Energy toolkit

Transport toolkit

Resource guide for NDC finance

If there is a resource that you think should be included in our list, please email us at secretariat@ledsgp.org.

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Developing the Landscape Investment and Finance Tool (LIFT)

The Landscape Investment and Finance Tool comprises of a set of modules that can help landscape initiatives define, develop and finance landscape priorities. Integrated landscape management is essential for helping [more]…

The Small-Holder Agriculture Mitigation Benefits Assessment (SHAMBA) tool

This tool and methodology allows carbon credit projects, such as those of Plan Vivo, to estimate carbon credits from soil carbon and other agricultural sources with data specific to African smallholders. This increases the volume [more]…

Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Mitigation Option Tool

The CCAFS Mitigation Option Tool (CCAFS-MOT) estimates greenhouse gas emissions from various crops (e.g. barley, maize, sugar cane), crop groups (e.g. vegetables, legumes) and livestock production in different regions. By [more]…

Winrock's tool for estimating carbon emissions factors from selective logging - version 2012

This tool is part of the LEAF-produced Terrestrial Carbon Assessment Toolkit, which provides step-by-step requirements to estimate terrestrial carbon stocks and emission factors from various land cover types; critical for [more]…

Winrock International's CDM A/R sample plot calculator spreadsheet tool

This spreadsheet tool, the CDM A/R sample plot calculator spreadsheet tool, calculates the number of sample plots needed to estimate terrestrial carbon stocks, based on a specified targeted precision. It can [more]…

Decision support tool on incentive allocation for integrated REDD+ accounting

Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) countries are required to develop approaches that ultimately operate at national scale. [more]…

Standard operating procedures for terrestrial carbon measurement

The active and important role vegetation and soil play in the global carbon cycle and global climate change is now internationally recognized. Vegetation and soil can act as both a [more]…

Winrock International's manual carbon stock calculation tool

This tool is part of the LEAF-produced Terrestrial Carbon Assessment Toolkit, which provides step-by-step requirements to estimate terrestrial carbon stocks and emission factors from various land cover types; critical for [more]…

Winrock International's destructive harvest data entry tool - Version 2012

This tool is part of the LEAF-produced Terrestrial Carbon Assessment Toolkit, which provides step-by-step requirements to estimate terrestrial carbon stocks and emission factors from various land cover types; critical for [more]…

The peatland biodiversity management toolbox

A handbook for the conservation and management of peatland biodiversity in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia has more than 25 million ha of peatlands or 60% of the known tropical peatland [more]…

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