1. Climate change and forests: from the Noordwijk Declaration to REDD 2. The forest transition, the drivers of deforestation and governance approaches 3. Global forest governance 4. The emergence of REDD on the global policy agenda 5. Case study : Vietnam 6. Case study : Indonesia 7. Case study : Cameroon 8. Case study : Peru 9. Comparative analysis of Vietnam, Indonesia, Cameroon and Peru 10. REDD policies, global food, fibre and timber markets, and 'leakage' 11. The future of forests.