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Introduction

In two weeks, the UN-REDD Programme will host its seventh Policy Board meeting in Berlin, Germany. These meetings are critically important as they provide a forum for the full range of UN-REDD Programme stakeholders to participate in the decisions that shape the future direction of the Programme.  Read more…

News

Mongolia Begins its REDD+ Roadmap Process

The UN-REDD Programme has begun supporting the Government of Mongolia as the country establishes a multi-stakeholder REDD+ taskforce to define a roadmap for its REDD+ readiness activities. Read full article…

Encouraging Signs for the REDD+ Process in Republic of Congo

A year after the approval of its REDD+ readiness preparation proposal, and a few months after the Tropical Forests Summit, favorable conditions are reinforcing the Republic of Congo’s intention to explore the REDD+ pathway. Read full article…

UN-REDD Launches New REDD+ Capacity Building Studies for Asia and Africa

The studies will provide insights on capacity building issues for REDD+ from selected countries, and present an assessment of gaps that countries confront in developing REDD+ programmes. Read full article…

New Study Examines the Role of Local Governance Institutions in Tackling Corruption Risks in REDD+ in Latin America and the Caribbean

REDD+ may help reduce corruption in the forest sector if the issue is adequately addressed and local governance institutions empowered. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

UN-REDD and INPE Team Up to Train Experts on Satellite Forest Monitoring

The UN-REDD Programme team at FAO and Brazil's Space Agency (INPE) join forces to run a two-week intensive training programme on the use and possible application of remote sensing data for forest monitoring.
By: Inge Jonckheere, UN-REDD-FAO Forestry officer
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Reports &  Analysis

UN-REDD-FAO Releases Report from Training Workshop on National Systems for Greenhouse Gas Inventories

Download the proceedings of the training workshop, which took place earlier this year at FAO Headquarters in Rome, as part of the UN-REDD Programme's support to countries in the area of greenhouse gas inventories. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

Mongolia Begins its REDD+ Roadmap Process

Encouraging Signs for the REDD+ Process in Republic of Congo

UN-REDD Launches New REDD+ Capacity Building Studies for Asia and Africa

New Study Examines the Role of Local Governance Institutions in Tackling Corruption Risks in REDD+ in Latin America and the Caribbean
Features & Commentary

UN-REDD and INPE Team Up to Train Experts on Satellite Forest Monitoring
By: Inge Jonckheere
Reports & Analysis

UN-REDD-FAO Releases Report from Training Workshop on National Systems for Greenhouse Gas Inventories
Looking ahead

UNFCCC Climate Change Conference
1-7 October, 2011: Panama City, Panama

Oslo Governance Forum
3-5 October, 2011: Oslo, Norway

High-Level Forum on Forests and Climate Change
10-11 October, 2011: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Seventh UN-REDD Programme Policy Board Meeting
13-14 October, 2011: Berlin, Germany

FCPF Participants Committee Meeting
17-19 October, 2011: Berlin, Germany

Corruption and REDD+ in Asia-Pacific: Awareness-Raising Event
20-21 October, 2011: Bangkok, Thailand
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