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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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Pathways for implementing REDD+: experiences from carbon markets and communities

This issue of Carbon Market Perspectives discusses the role of carbon markets in scaling up investments for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) in developing countries. The critical [more]…

Integration of biodiversity into national forestry planning: an annotated bibliography of web-based resources, methods, experiences, and case studies

The aim of this document is to review available web-based resources relevant to the integration of biodiversity into the forest sector. The document presents first the websites with a brief description [more]…

Zambia smallholder tends agroforestry plot

How communities manage forests: selected examples from around the world

This publication provides readers with an introduction to community forestry, taking eight country examples from Europe and Asia. In each example the legislation and organisational forms are described, and environmental, [more]…

Forestry-based carbon sequestration projects in Africa: Potential benefits and challenges

This paper reviews forestry-based carbon sequestration projects in Africa and identifies ways to scale up these initiatives in the region to enhance local people’s livelihoods. Recent attempts to mitigate global [more]…

Forest Carbon Portal

Ecosystem Marketplace’s Forest Carbon Portal is a clearinghouse of information, feature stories, event listings, project details, 'how-to’ guides, news, and market analysis on forest-based carbon sequestration projects. Deforestation and land-use [more]…

An overview of readiness for REDD: a compilation of readiness activities prepared on behalf of the Forum on Readiness for REDD

This background document aims to provide a snapshot view of readiness for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) activities around the world. Given the high level of interest [more]…

A review of the World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility readiness preparation proposals

This working paper is part of a series of regular updates reviewing the readiness preparation proposals (R-PPs) submitted by REDD+ country participants to the World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility [more]…

REDD collaborative online workspace

The UN-REDD Program collaborative online workspace is an information and knowledge sharing platform for the UN-REDD Program and wider REDD+ community. The workspace allows users to create a profile and [more]…

Good practice guidance on the sustainable mobilisation of wood in Europe

This document, Good practice guidance on the sustainable mobilisation of wood in Europe, is intended to provide guidance for sustainable mobilisation of wood in Europe. The guidance will refer to good [more]…

Good Practice Guidance for Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry

This report on Good Practice Guidance for Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry (GPG-LULUCF) provides supplementary methods and good practice guidance for estimating, measuring, monitoring and reporting on carbon stock [more]…

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