California is contemplating the crediting of REDD+ in other countries, including Mexico, as part of its cap-and-trade program. Successful REDD+ initiatives will require coordinated action from multiple actors responsible for the health of forests, including national and sub-national governments, private land owners and indigenous peoples. This session will highlight efforts being undertaken at multiple levels in Mexico to design REDD+ programs.
As CEO, David Antonioli charts the course for VCSA strategy and policy development and spearheads outreach to government, business and environment leaders. He has worked in carbon markets since 1994, consulting for leading global organizations including ICF International, USAID and EcoSecurities.