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Belize

Vast tropical forests exist in Belize which is a habitat to unique biodiversity of global significance. Belize is known for its abundant natural resources and vast array of ecotypes especially with respect to water and biodiversity. Belize has the highest forest cover in both Central America and the Caribbean. Between 1980 and 2010, Belize lost one fifth of its forest cover to deforestation. Several drivers have contributed to this forest loss, including agricultural expansion, illegal and unsustainable logging and forest fires. Population growth and the expansion of rural and urban housing have also placed pressure on Belize’s forest lands.

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Population:

0.359

millions

Land area:

23

1,000 sq. km

Forest area:

59.9

% of total land area

Deforestation:

0.4

avg. annual %, 2000 - 2015

GDP:

1.8

$ billions

Terrestrial protected areas:

36.7

% of total land area

Documents

National REDD+ Strategy
National Reference Level
Information Systems for Safeguards
National Monitoring System
Results

Progress

Readiness Plan Idea Note (R-PIN)

Readiness Preparation Plan (R-PP)

Mid-term Progress Report and Request for Additional Funding

Readiness Package (R-Package)

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To stop climate change global deforestation must be reversed

Under the UN Climate Convention, the REDD+ mechanism helps developing countries earn REDD+ results if they reduce deforestation and degradation, conserve rainforests or reforest degraded areas on a national scale.

The UNFCCC has set a high bar under the REDD+ mechanism and approves REDD+ results that are measured in tons of CO2e. 

REDD.plus is the first platform to provide a central registry and exchange for REDD+ results and credits – it enables lifecycle tracking and reporting of REDD+ results, including emissions reductions and removals approved under the Paris Agreement.

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