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REDD IN AFRICA - Context, challenges and next steps of REDD mechanisms in the continent
At UNFCCC COP 16 in Cancun, parties to the convention agreed that “REDD+ activities should be implemented in three phases. A phased approach, at both international and national levels, is important to ensure wide participation and to reward countries as they develop REDD+ schemes. The institutional arrangements countries put in place need to be flexible to accommodate changes as they move through the different phases of implementation.