Safeguard F

Actions to address the risks of reversals

REDD+ interventions are intended to be enduring, and it is, therefore, important to manage the risk of reversals. If the intervention is in part or in whole reversed, the climate benefits of the REDD+ intervention are lost through the loss of forest carbon stocks. In Viet Nam, risks of reversals are to be identified during the policies and measures development stage. The National Forest Monitoring System will be the main source of information to monitor the implementation of REDD+ policies and measures in order to track changes in forest cover and quality, which can inform actions to reduce the risks of reversals.

There are two elements for this Safeguard: