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Table 1 

Forests and Forest-Dependent People in Case Study Countries

National Territory Under Forests (%)National Land Under Territorial Authority of Government Forestry Agencies (%)Forest-Dependent People (millions)REDD+ Funding (US dollars)Carbon Stored in Community Forests (millions of tons)7
India 23.7 23.71 100–3002 $717.5 m5 1085 
Tanzania 46.0 36.03 354 $93.5 m6 ($46.5 m disbursed) 1268 
Mexico 36.5 5.658 13 $773.5 m ($43.5 disbursed)6 1440 
National Territory Under Forests (%)National Land Under Territorial Authority of Government Forestry Agencies (%)Forest-Dependent People (millions)REDD+ Funding (US dollars)Carbon Stored in Community Forests (millions of tons)7
India 23.7 23.71 100–3002 $717.5 m5 1085 
Tanzania 46.0 36.03 354 $93.5 m6 ($46.5 m disbursed) 1268 
Mexico 36.5 5.658 13 $773.5 m ($43.5 disbursed)6 1440 
1. 

This includes the forests under India’s Joint Forest Management, which does not devolve discretionary management rights to local communities. Sundar 2000.

2. 

“There are more than 300 million forest dependent people…deriving their livelihood and substantial part of their income from forests.” MoEF 2013, 28.

3. 

Ylhäisi 2003.

4. 

Projections based on Dyngeland 2013.

5. 

Voluntary REDD+ Database; data submitted by members of the REDD+ partnership. Available at http://reddplusdatabase.org, accessed December 12, 2014.

6. 

REDDX –Tracking Forest Finance database. Available at http://reddx.forest-trends.org, accessed December 10, 2014.

7. 

Stevens et al. 2014.

8. 

USAID 2010.

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