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The Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism (FLRM)
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Scope of the instrument
Actions against deforestation and land degradation
Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR)
Sustainable Land Management (SLM)
Integrated Landscape Management (ILM)
Scale of the instrument
Farm / Household / forest management unit (FMU)
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