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REDD+ Learning Session 21: Supplementing REDD+ with Biodiversity Payments

In this webinar, Jonah Busch, Research Fellow at Center for Global Development, discusses how an international REDD+ mechanism can be used to make payments for forests' biodiversity as well as for carbon emission reduction. Paradoxically, under conditions consistent with emerging REDD+ programmes, money spent on a mixture of carbon payments and biodiversity payments can incentivize the provision of greater climate benefits than an equal amount of money spent only on carbon payments.

A New Liquidity Fund for Latin America

In the context of ongoing volatility in international capital markets, including from the expected increase in interest rates by the Fed,  Senior Fellow Liliana Rojas-Suarez highlighted  Latin America’s vulnerabilities to external financial shocks and presented a proposal to mitigate the effects of these shocks. 

Impact Evaluation: Can We Learn More? Better?

The following presentations are from a conference hosted by the Center for Global Development (CGD) and co-sponsored by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) on July 17, 2013.