Institutionalization of REDD+ MRV in Indonesia, Peru, and Tanzania : progress and implications

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dc.contributor.author Ochieng, Robert M.
dc.contributor.author Arts, Bas
dc.contributor.author Brockhaus, Maria
dc.contributor.author Visseren-Hamakers, Ingrid J.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-09T21:14:13Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-09T21:14:13Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Ochieng , R M , Arts , B , Brockhaus , M & Visseren-Hamakers , I J 2018 , ' Institutionalization of REDD+ MRV in Indonesia, Peru, and Tanzania : progress and implications ' , Ecology and Society , vol. 23 , no. 2 , 8 . https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-09967-230208
dc.identifier.other PURE: 115021968
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 8250a7eb-779e-4fdd-8d10-c41823210af0
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000437397400008
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85049654896
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0001-7348-4921/work/47430056
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/238058
dc.description.abstract Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD+) has opened up a new global discussion on forest monitoring and carbon accounting in developing countries. We analyze and compare the extent to which the concept of measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) for REDD+ has become institutionalized in terms of new policy discourses, actors, resources, and rules in Indonesia, Peru, and Tanzania. To do so, we draw on discursive institutionalism and the policy arrangement approach. A qualitative scale that distinguishes between "shallow" institutionalization on the one end, and "deep" institutionalization on the other, is developed to structure the analysis and comparison. Results show that in all countries MRV has become institutionalized in new or revised aims, scope, and strategies for forest monitoring, and development of new agencies and mobilization of new actors and resources. New legislations to anchor forest monitoring in law and procedures to institutionalize the roles of the various agencies are being developed. Nevertheless, the extent to which MRV has been institutionalized varies across countries, with Indonesia experiencing "deep" institutionalization, Peru "shallow-intermediate" institutionalization, and Tanzania "intermediate-deep" institutionalization. We explore possible reasons for and consequences of differences in extent of institutionalization of MRV across countries. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Ecology and Society
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dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject discursive institutionalism
dc.subject Indonesia
dc.subject institutionalization
dc.subject Peru
dc.subject policy arrangement approach
dc.subject REDD plus MRV
dc.subject Tanzania
dc.subject FOREST INVENTORIES
dc.subject DISCOURSE
dc.subject POLICY
dc.subject COUNTRIES
dc.subject CAPACITIES
dc.subject GOVERNANCE
dc.subject DYNAMICS
dc.subject POLITICS
dc.subject FRANCE
dc.subject EUROPE
dc.subject 517 Political science
dc.subject 1172 Environmental sciences
dc.title Institutionalization of REDD+ MRV in Indonesia, Peru, and Tanzania : progress and implications en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Department of Forest Sciences
dc.contributor.organization International Forest Policy
dc.contributor.organization Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)
dc.contributor.organization Doctoral Programme in Interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences
dc.contributor.organization Doctoral Programme in Sustainable Use of Renewable Natural Resources
dc.contributor.organization Forest Economics, Business and Society
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-09967-230208
dc.relation.issn 1708-3087
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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