Below is the list of countries where REDD+ projects and programs were identified. For source of country data, please scroll to the bottom of the table.

Country name GDP per capita
(USD/person, 2019)
Forest area
(2020, ha)
Annual deforestation
rate 2015-2020 (%)
Participation in
global REDD+ programs
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projects/programs
Angola2,973.6066,607.38-0.81
Argentina10,006.1028,573.00-0.36FCPF|UNREDD
Bolivia, Plurinational State of3,552.1050,833.76-0.46FCPF|UNREDD
Brazil8,717.20496,619.60-0.29FIP|the Amazon Fund
Belize4,815.201,277.05-0.85FCPF
Solomon Islands2,127.502,522.97-0.03UNREDD
Myanmar1,407.8028,543.89-0.99UNREDD
Cambodia1,643.108,068.37-1.83FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Cameroon1,497.9020,340.48-0.27FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Sri Lanka3,853.102,113.02-0.15UNREDD
Chile14,896.5018,210.700.69FCPF|UNREDD
China10,261.70219,978.180.90
Colombia6,432.4059,141.91-0.33FCPF|UNREDD|BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL)
Congo2,011.1021,946.00-0.06FCPF|UNREDD|FIP|Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the545.20126,155.24-0.85FCPF|UNREDD|FIP|Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)
Costa Rica12,238.403,034.870.55FCPF|UNREDD
Ecuador6,183.8012,497.83-0.51UNREDD|FIP
El Salvador4,187.30583.88-0.75FCPF|UNREDD
Ethiopia857.5017,068.50-0.42FCPF|UNREDD|BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL)
Fiji6,220.001,140.020.60FCPF|UNREDD
Ghana2,202.107,985.710.27FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Guatemala4,620.003,527.80-0.33FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Honduras2,574.906,359.26-0.33FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
India2,104.1072,160.000.37UNREDD
Indonesia4,135.6092,133.20-0.62FCPF|UNREDD|FIP|BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL)
Côte d'Ivoire2,286.202,836.71-3.56FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Kenya1,816.503,611.090.50FCPF|UNREDD
Lao People's Democratic Republic2,534.9016,595.50-0.21FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Liberia621.907,617.44-0.39FCPF|UNREDD
Madagascar522.2012,429.81-0.11FCPF|UNREDD
Malawi411.602,241.70-1.78UNREDD
Malaysia11,414.8019,114.04-0.36UNREDD
Mali890.7013,296.000.00
Mexico9,863.1065,692.08-0.19FCPF|UNREDD|FIP|BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL)
Mongolia4,295.2014,172.78-0.01UNREDD
Mozambique491.8036,743.76-0.64FCPF|FIP
Nepal1,071.105,962.030.00FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Vanuatu3,058.10442.300.00FCPF|UNREDD
Nicaragua1,912.903,407.53-2.70FCPF
Niger554.601,079.70-1.11FCPF
Nigeria2,229.9021,626.95-0.74UNREDD
Panama15,731.004,213.84-0.27FCPF|UNREDD
Papua New Guinea2,845.2035,855.76-0.09FCPF|UNREDD
Paraguay5,414.8016,102.26-1.65FCPF|UNREDD
Peru6,977.7072,330.37-0.24FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Philippines3,485.107,188.590.49UNREDD
Guinea-Bissau697.801,980.01-0.42UNREDD
Timor-Leste1,294.20921.10-0.15FCPF|UNREDD
Rwanda801.70276.000.44FIP|Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)
Senegal1,446.808,068.16-0.49
Sierra Leone504.502,534.88-0.76
Viet Nam2,715.3014,643.090.81FCPF|UNREDD
South Africa6,001.4017,050.09-0.21
Zimbabwe1,464.0017,444.58-0.26UNREDD
Togo675.501,209.27-0.24FCPF|UNREDD
Trinidad and Tobago17,276.50228.19-0.18
Uganda776.802,337.90-1.68FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Egypt3,020.0044.98-1.46
Tanzania, United Republic of1,122.1045,745.00-0.99FCPF|UNREDD
Burkina Faso774.806,216.40-0.79FCPF|UNREDD|FIP
Uruguay16,190.102,031.001.13FCPF
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of3,410.8546,230.90-0.19
Zambia1,291.3044,814.03-0.41UNREDD|FIP|BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL)
9999/ND = No data

Data sources:

GDP per capita: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files: https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.MKTP.CD; World Economic Outlook Database, October 2019: https://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2019/02/weodata/index.aspx

Forest cover (2020): http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data/GF/metadata

Annual deforestation rate (2015-2020, %): Calculated from http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data/GF/metadata using the formula: (((Forest area 2020/Forest Area 2015)^(1/(2020-2015)))-1)*100

CO2 emissions: https://ourworldindata.org/2b1412c9-7001-43dd-a4ac-010b2eb74f58

Participation in global REDD+ programs:
https://climatefundsupdate.org/the-funds/; https://www.un-redd.org/partner-countries; https://www.forestcarbonpartnership.org/countries; https://globalforestcoalition.org/forest-investment-program-recent-developments/; Timor leste: http://extwprlegs1.fao.org/docs/pdf/tim185261.pdf; https://www.biocarbonfund.org/node/9; http://climateinitiativesplatform.org/index.php/BioCarbon_Fund_Initiative_for_Sustainable_Forest_Landscapes_(ISFL);

Government effectiveness index: https://databank.worldbank.org/reports.aspx?source=worldwide-governance-indicators