National Strategy for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Mexico 2012

Name of policy National Strategy for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Mexico
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
    • Target
      • GHG reduction target
      • Regulatory Instruments
        • Monitoring
        • Policy support
          • Strategic planning
            • Institutional creation
            Sector name
            • Agriculture and forestry
              • Forestry
            Policy description "The Strategy is organized into seven components: public policy; financing schemes; institutional arrangements and capacity building; reference levels; monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV); safeguards; and communication, social participation, and transparency. Through these components, we seek to meet the goal of reducing GHG emissions from deforestation and degradation of forest ecosystems, and conserving and increasing forest carbon stocks within the framework of sustainable rural development for Mexico."
            Policy type
            • Changing activity
            • Non-energy2
            Policy stringency
            Implementation state
            Date of decision 2012
            Start date of implementation
            End date of implementation 2020
            High impact
            Impact indicator


            Source or references http://unfccc.int/files/national_reports/non-annex_i_parties/ica/technical_support_for_the_ica_process/application/pdf/executive_summary.pdf, http://theredddesk.org/countries/mexico/plans-policies
            Supports policies
            Is supported by policies
            Comments (background and assessment) Linked to policy instrument
            Status Final

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