Source: Tropical Timber Market Report
A wide range of stakeholders including producers, donors, professional associations, certification bodies and various experts recently met to discuss advancing an understanding of carbon trading and carbon markets.
One of the main observations from the group was that forest operators lack information on carbon financing and dialogue with carbon market actors.
There were questions raised on the potential for carbon storage through SFM in West African forests which it was felt was not sufficient to be profitable at current prices. The group identified objectives which were included in an initial roadmap to address the overall objective.
The Sine Saloum delta in Senegal in early 2018. The trees in mangrove forests are always submerged in the salty water, resulting in a unique ecosystem. Image credit :Anton Lecock | Unsplash