The UN-REDD Programme is the United Nations collaborative initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) in developing countries. The Programme was launched in 2008 and builds on the convening role and technical expertise of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The UN-REDD Programme supports nationally-led REDD+ processes and promotes the informed and meaningful involvement of all stakeholders, including Indigenous Peoples and other forest-dependent communities, in national and international REDD+ implementation.
The Programme supports national REDD+ readiness efforts in partner countries spanning Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, in two ways: (i) direct support to the design and implementation of UN-REDD National Programmes; and (ii) complementary support to national REDD+ action through common approaches, analyses, methodologies, tools, data and best practices developed through the UN-REDD Global Programme.
For an overview of current funds and budget allocations, consult the Programme’s Multi-Partner Trust Fund Gateway.
The Programme has now developed a new 2016-2020 Strategic Framework.
In July 2014, an evaluation of the Programme was released. Access all related documents here.
Learn about the UN-REDD Programme's commitment to transparency and access the information disclosure policies of the Programme's collaborating UN agencies.
All general inquiries about the UN-REDD Programme can be directed to the UN-REDD Programme Secretariat, located in Geneva, Switzerland.
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