This project involved working with a range of stakeholders to identify the most effective governance systems for managing
climate change adaptation in the Wet Tropics through the emergence of new ecosystem service markets, including Carbon Farming.
The project will directly contribute to: Regional climate change adaptation policies and planning processes, Regional Natural
Resource Management (NRM) organisations’ role in guiding emerging carbon markets in Australia and the region.
This project developed:
1. Detailed Practical Manuals for NRM Bodies concerning planning and carbon market integration in place and training delivered
across Queensland regional NRM bodies.
2. Defined partnership arrangements for refinement of Governance systems, institutional and planning reforms maintained.
3. Theory based publication on governance systems required for application of ecosystem service market activities against
NRM plan objectives.