The State of Jurisdictional Sustainability: Synthesis for Practitioners and Policymakers

Claudia Stickler, Amy Duchelle, Juan Pablo Ardila, Olivia David, Charlotta Chan, Juan Gabriel Rojas, Rafael Vartas, Tathiana Bezerra, Luke Pritchard, Julie Simmonds, Joanna Durbin, Gabriela Simonet, Swetha Peteru, Mella Komalasari, Maria DiGiano, Matthew Warren

Abstract

Jurisdictional approaches to sustainable development hold tremendous potential for advancing holistic, durable solutions to the intertwined issues of tropical deforestation, rural livelihoods, and food security. With many jurisdictional “experiments” underway around the world, the time is ripe for a systematic assessment.