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CRiSTAL Forests 

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CRiSTAL Forests is a decision-support software tool that helps project planners and managers design activities that support adaptation to climate variability and change in forest-dependent communities. CRiSTAL Forests targets project planners and managers working at the local or community level. It relies on information collected from desk-based review and stakeholder consultations at the local level (community and other local experts) using participatory methods.

Region: Global
Sectors and Topics: Ecosystem Adaptation, Gender
Scale: Project-Level
Expertise Level: Practitioner
Resource Type: Analysis Tools
Cost: No
Inputs Needed: Livelihood activities Forest characteristics Ecosystem services Current and potential climate change impacts Community responses to climate impacts
Outputs Provided: Climate risks to ecosystems and livelihoods Proposed adjustments to existing projects Prioritized new activities to support climate adaptation Proposed actions for reducing greenhouse gases Preliminary assessment of requirements for REDD+ participation
Languages: English
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