In the context of REDD+ discussions about “benefit sharing” often
focus on distributing revenue from monetizing emissions reductions.
There is a broad opportunity, however, to create benefits from upfront
programmatic investments — in, for example, sustainable livelihoods;
improvements in governance, security, and other elements important for
human well-being; as well as ex-post, or performance-based, payments for
demonstrated success. In this report, we look at the full set of
opportunities to generate benefits from REDD+.