Arun K.Bansal Madhu Verma Rajesh Kumar Swapan Mehra Priyanka Batra. Scope. The Manual, intends to be a practical, easy to use guide to enable forestry practitioners and end users to implement projects on ground and understand and appreciate all components of REDD+.
It discusses the REDD+ architecture and highlights the need for information on various physical data pertaining to forest cover, degradation and deforestation rate, socio-economic dependence on forest stock, etc. and capacity building of the State Forest Department for REDD+ readiness, and eventually to set up REDD + projects.
While international architecture and financial arrangements for REDD+ are being evolved, the SFDs can start capacity building activities like:
Mr. Arun K. Bansal, IFS, Director, IIFM (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr. (Mrs.) Madhu Verma, Professor, EDE, IIFM (email@example.com)
Mr. Rajesh Kumar, ISS, Senior Dpty. Director (Forest Inventory), FSI (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mr. Swapan Mehra, CEO & Founder, IES (email@example.com)
Ms. Priyanka Batra, Consultant (TIFAC-IIASA Project), IIFM (firstname.lastname@example.org)