The purpose of this guide is to assist developing country negotiators and others who are working on REDD-plus*. FIELD provides this information on a neutral, non partisan basis. This is an updated version (May 2011) of the guide that was released in February 2011, including additional information about the negotiations on land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) REDD-plus is a very complicated issue. It is complicated technically. It is complicated politically. Although many countries are interested in reaching agreement on REDD-plus they also have different priorities and different views on key issues in the negotiations. The negotiations on REDD-plus have complicated links with several other issues that are also under negotiation, which can make it difficult to maintain an overview and keep up with the implications of different proposals. This guide gives an overview of these processes and gives tips to negotiators.