Case Study: Trees for Global Benefit Program: Environmental Conservation Trust (ECOTRUST) of Uganda

Abstract

The Trees for Global Benefits project was designed as a cooperative community-based carbon offset scheme with livelihood components emphasizing sustainable land-use practices. The aim of the project is to produce long-term, verifiable Voluntary Emission Reductions (VERs) by combining carbon sequestration with rural livelihood improvements through small-scale, farmer led, forestry/agroforestry projects while reducing pressure on natural resources in national parks and forest reserves

Citation

Masiga, M.; Mwima, P.; Kiguli, L. Case Study: Trees for Global Benefit Program: Environmental Conservation Trust (ECOTRUST) of Uganda. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Copenhagen, Denmark (2012) 18 pp.

Case Study: Trees for Global Benefit Program: Environmental Conservation Trust (ECOTRUST) of Uganda

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