REDD Abacus SP

Sectors and Themes
Forestry and Other Land Use
Expertise Level
Resource Type
Analysis Tools
Inputs Needed
Land Use/Land Cover data
typical carbon stock data
net present value for each land use type
land use change data
Outputs Provided
A graph of marginal abatement cost curve for avoiding deforestation land-use changes
Developer or Source
World Agroforestry Centre

The REDD Abacus SP estimates emission from land use and land cover changes, analyzes trade-offs between emissions and financial gain (opportunity cost analysis), and produces abatement cost curves and simulates zone-specific policies and other emission reduction scenarios.

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CARE Climate Change Information Centre, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), World Agroforestry Centre