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News

Updated Version of the FAOSTAT Emissions Database now Online

FAO’s online data tool, FAOSTAT, which was first launched in 2012, has recently been relaunched in an updated and more user-friendly format.
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Involving Local Governments and Communities in the REDD+ Process Through the PGA in Nigeria

The field visit to local communities was aimed at initiating collaboration within the Participatory Governance Assessment (PGA) process for REDD+ and to ensure full ownership and participation by stakeholders.
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Gender is a Critical Part of REDD+ Readiness: Asia-Pacific Countries Reaffirm

REDD+ stakeholders from more than a dozen Asia-Pacific countries gathered in Bangkok, Thailand on 26-27 March to discuss how to promote women’s inclusion in REDD+.
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Sobre la Escucha Activa en Panamá (Strengthening Local Stakeholder Engagement in Panama Through “Active Listening” Process)

La participación es para todas las instituciones y técnicos de ONU-REDD Panamá, un proceso continuo de Dialogo/Construcción / Transformación en el que deben estar implicados y ser protagonistas los actores clave de Panamá desdelos valores de Igualdad/Transparencia/Respeto.
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Training Sessions in Remote Sensing Help Make Sri Lanka REDD+ Ready

Capacity building undertaken by the UN-REDD Programme in Sri Lanka has increased awareness about a broad variety of remote sensing applications in forestry and land area change.
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Designing a Safeguards Information System in Costa Rica: Progress Update

Development of Costa Rica’s safeguard information system (SIS) continues to progress, with direct support from the UN-REDD Programme.
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Panamá Presenta un Nuevo Mapa de Cobertura Boscosa y Usos de la Tierra (Launch of Forest Cover Maps in Panama)

Este mapa fue elaborado por la Autoridad Nacional del Ambiente (ANAM), para conocer la situación de los recursos forestales en el país como parte de la iniciativa de Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación de los Bosques (REDD+).
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Training on GHG Inventory Using IPCC Guidelines and Software in Sri Lanka

As part of its ongoing activities to build technical capacity in Sri Lanka, the UN-REDD Programme organized a five-day training session on the practical aspects of conducting a greenhouse gas inventory for the land use and agriculture sectors.
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Vietnamese CSOs and Ethnic Minorities Elect Representatives to Programme Executive Board

On 28 March 2014, two women were officially elected as representatives of Vietnamese civil society organisations (CSO) and ethnic minorities to the Programme Executive Board (PEB) of the UN-REDD Viet Nam Phase II Programme.
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Shared Lessons Highlight Value of Stakeholder Engagement in Promoting Rights of Forest Peoples

Lessons on how the UN-REDD Programme’s committed work on stakeholder engagement is contributing to effective measures to stem deforestation, promote human rights and secure local livelihoods were shared at the International Workshop on Deforestation and the Rights of Forest Peoples, held in March in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
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The UN-REDD Nigeria REDD+ Programme and UNDP are Hiring

The Nigeria REDD+ Programme and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) invite applications for the positions of International REDD+ Advisor and Head, Partnerships & Coordination respectively.

For more information visit the UN-REDD Vacancies page.



Features &  Commentary

Setting a Future for a Vibrant, Effective and Productive Pan-African CSO-IP Observers Engagement

A Pan-African Dialogue Platform for CSOs and Indigenous People Observers in Global Climate Change Related Processes developed to enhance communication and coordination of similar objectives.
By Edwin Usang and Lekumok Kironyi
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Mongolia Completes its National Land Use Assessment Using Innovative Free Software

The Government of Mongolia, with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through the UN-REDD Programme, has used new software and data to carry out its first accurate national land use assessment.
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Reports &  Analysis

Tacking Stock of Forest Governance, Land Tenure and REDD+ in Kenya: Third Issue of Kenya REDD+ Analytical Series

Third issue of Kenya REDD+ Analytical series now available online.
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News

Updated Version of the FAOSTAT Emissions Database now Online

Involving Local Governments and Communities in the REDD+ Process Through the PGA in Nigeria

Gender is a Critical Part of REDD+ Readiness: Asia-Pacific Countries Reaffirm

Sobre la Escucha Activa en Panamá (Strengthening Local Stakeholder Engagement in Panama Through “Active Listening” Process)

Training Sessions in Remote Sensing Help Make Sri Lanka REDD+ Ready

Designing a Safeguards Information System in Costa Rica: Progress Update

Panamá Presenta un Nuevo Mapa de Cobertura Boscosa y Usos de la Tierra (Launch of Forest Cover Maps in Panama)

Training on GHG Inventory Using IPCC Guidelines and Software in Sri Lanka

Vietnamese CSOs and Ethnic Minorities Elect Representatives to Programme Executive Board

Shared Lessons Highlight Value of Stakeholder Engagement in Promoting Rights of Forest Peoples

Features & Commentary

Setting a Future for a Vibrant, Effective and Productive Pan-African CSO-IP Observers Engagement
By Edwin Usang and Lekumok Kironyi

Mongolia Completes its National Land Use Assessment Using Innovative Free Software

Reports & Analysis

Tacking Stock of Forest Governance, Land Tenure and REDD+ in Kenya: Third Issue of Kenya REDD+ Analytical Series Now Available Online

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