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This paper evaluates the relationships between Low Emission and Climate Resilient Development Strategies (LEDS) and strategies to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+). Based on a preliminary assessment of two case study countries in Latin America – Peru and Guatemala – it also provides some guidance and opportunities to better integrate LEDS and REDD+.

  • Language: English
  • Elaborated by: LEDS GP’s AFOLU Working Group led by Winrock International, with the contribution of LEDS LAC Secretariat
  • Year: 2017

LEDSinLAC 2016: Towards a low emission and climate resilient development in Latin America and the Caribbean: Progress in National Strategies

The publication “LEDSinLAC 2016” presents information on the progress and challenges of 17 countries in the region in the design and formulation of strategies that will allow them to take a path towards a climate-compatible development. The study included more than 80 interviews with government officials and other actors from different countries.

  • Language: Spanish
  • Produced by: LEDS LAC Secretariat with the sponsorship of BID and World Bank Group
  • Year: 2017

Inter-institutional Coordination Mechanisms for an Effective Climate Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean

The paper “Inter-institutional Coordination Mechanisms” presents a characterization and an aggregated analysis of the existing mechanisms for inter-institutional coordination in 16 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, based on interviews with governmental and non-governmental actors.

  • Language: Spanish
  • Produced by: LEDS LAC Secretariat with the sponsorship of World Bank Group
  • Year: 2017

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR NATIONAL-SUBNATIONAL ARTICULATION IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINTABLE URBAN TRANSPORT ACTIONS IN LATIN AMERICA. REFLECTIONS AND LEARNINGS FROM THE PRACTICE.

The publication seeks to answer why it is necessary to align policies as well as national and subnational plans in order to implement effective actions for sustainable urban transport. Among some of the reasons, it is shown how greater coordination between levels of government improves the performance of national policies and promotes overcoming of limitations that sub-national governments may present.

  • Language: Spanish
  • Organization: LEDS LAC Plataform
  • Year: 2016

THRILLION DOLLAR QUESTION II: TRACKING INVESTMENT NEEDS IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR.

After the 2014 publication of “Tracking financial flows”, this new analysis closes the equation between Demand and Supply for investment in the transport sector. “Comparing apples with apples”, and this applies to both 2°C and 4°C scenarios. Low-carbon transport investment could save usd 300 billion a year and is within the current financial flows. It is a question of shifting – not increasing – financial flows towards green investment in transport.

  • Language: English
  • Organization: WRI
  • Year: 2016
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