Land use

Costa Rica • After ending deforestation: strategies and actions for viable land use

The Costa Rican example shows how a national strategy that identifies the needs of its actors can quickly succeed in combating climate change but also in improving the socio-economic situation and the environment of its citizens. However, monitoring of the actions of private and public actors is still lacking.

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Costa Rica


German Obando-Vargas • Expert in Monitoring Reporting and Verification of the Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation, REDD+ Costa Rica Secretary’s Office • Mariel Obando-Coronado