Forest in Thailand Climate Mitigation

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Thailand Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has includes greenhouse gas reduction approaches as part of the Eleventh National Economic and Social Development Plan (2012-2016) in the section of (Draft) Climate Change Master Plan 2013-2050 which this plan mentions to the reforestation and forest restoration and forest management and aims to reduce greenhouse gas emission. Additional, Forest and Plant Conservation Research Office has appointed the committee of Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD).

REDD project was officially started of the climate negotiations in 2005 at Papua New Guinea and Costa Rica with the idea of maintaining the forest will bring benefits to the overall environment of the world. Those who care for forests should be paid to the mechanisms that create positive incentives to maintain forests. The concept of REDD project is that the developed countries support developing countries maintain forests. The participation of developing countries will join on a voluntary basis. The extent of forest conservation activities is to reduce deforestation, reduce forest degradation activities include afforestation or reforestation. The project currently knows as REDD-Plus (REDD +).

REDD-Plus activities not supported only monoculture plantation which is the goal of one side on economy but focus on the return of carbon sequestration and carbon credits. REDD-Plus mechanism in line with the interests and values of forests in various dimensions on ecological, environmental and social. Respecting on the rights of local communities are involved in the operation and benefits of fair treatment and forest restoration.

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Afforestation, reforestation and forest management., Picture Source: ERM-Siam Co., Ltd.

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