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Ethiopia. Report on the technical assessment of the proposed forest reference emission level of Ethiopia submitted in 2016.

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This report covers the technical assessment of the submission of Ethiopia, on a voluntary basis, on its proposed forest reference emission level (FREL) and forest reference level (FRL), in accordance with decision 13/CP.19 and in the context of results-based payments. The FREL/FRL proposed by Ethiopia cover the activities “reducing emissions from deforestation” and “enhancement of forest carbon stocks”, which are among the activities included in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70. In its submission, Ethiopia has developed a national FREL/FRL. The assessment team notes that the data and information used by Ethiopia in constructing its FREL/FRL are mostly transparent and complete, and are in overall accordance with the guidelines contained in the annex to decision 12/CP.17. This report contains the assessed FREL/FRL and a few areas identified by the assessment team for future technical improvement, according to the scope of the technical assessment in the annex to decision 13/CP.19.

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technical assessment report- Non- Annex I




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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 07/09/2017