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Carbon Sinks, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Carbon Sinks, Climate Change and Sustainable Development is a background paper from the World Bank Carbon Finance unit that makes the case for land use and forestry carbon sequestration projects. The paper describes how such projects can be of great benefit to rural communities in developing countries, while representing an important tool in the fight against global climate change. In addition, the paper outlines how land use projects can satisfy the key requirements of Additionality, Leakage, Permanence and Measurement & Monitoring.

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