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Madagascar. Report of the technical assessment of the proposed forest reference emission level of Madagascar submitted in 2017.

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This report covers the technical assessment of the submission of Madagascar, on a voluntary basis, on its proposed forest reference emission level (FREL), in accordance with decision 13/CP.19 and in the context of results-based payments. The FREL proposed by Madagascar covers the activity “reducing emissions from deforestation”, which is among the activities included in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70. In its submission, Madagascar has developed a national FREL. The FREL presented by Madagascar for the reference period 2005–2013 corresponds to 20,474,434 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent per year. The assessment team notes that the data and information used by Madagascar in constructing its FREL are overall 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 and a few areas identified by the assessment team for further 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) | 12/12/2017