Afr J Ecol 2012 Dec 2;50(4):414-427. Epub 2012 May 2.
Institute of Silviculture, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Peter Jordan Strasse 82, A-1190, Vienna, Austria.
Quantitative and qualitative loss of tropical forests prompted international policy agendas to slow down forest loss through reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD)+, ensuring carbon offset payments to developing countries. So far, many African countries lack reliable forest carbon data and monitoring systems as required by REDD+. In this study, we estimate the carbon stocks of a naturally forested landscape unaffected by direct human impact. Read More