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New Go-REDD+ Issue Explores Anti-Corruption Efforts in Forest Sector

The latest issue from the UN-REDD Programme Asia-Pacific listserv looks at where anti-corruption efforts should focus in the forest sector in order to achieve the most effective results.

The Go-REDD+ issue entitled, "Where should Anti-Corruption efforts focus in the forest sector?" discusses different anti-corruption strategies in the forest sector. The article states that while governance and anti-corruption challenges in REDD+ will not be the same as those related to illegal logging, useful lessons can be drawn. The article explores the possible answers to several key questions on the issue, including: Are preventive or corrective actions most needed? What is the role of law enforcement and how to address the shortcomings of the criminal justice system in the forest sector? Is it more effective to tackle small operations or large scale activities?

About Go-REDD+
Go-REDD+ is a bi-monthly newsletter distributed by email and managed by the UN-REDD Programme team in Asia-Pacific. The main objective is to distribute information, synopses of research results and activities related to REDD+ in Asia-Pacific, to assist countries in their REDD+ readiness efforts.

Access previous Go-REDD+ articles in the Go-REDD+ archive at un-redd.org.

In this issue


Unprecedented Cooperation Established on Anti-Corruption for REDD+ in Africa

South-South Exchange on REDD+ Governance Sets Up Unique Community of Practice

Update on UN-REDD's Work with Indigenous Peoples

Vacancy Announcement for UN-REDD Secretariat
Features & Commentary

Mexico Adopts Landmark REDD+ Legal Reforms
By: Francesca Felicani Robles, Andrés Avila Akerberg and Chris Stephens
Reports & Analysis

Committee on World Food Security Launches Groundbreaking Guidelines on Land Tenure

New Go-REDD+ Issue Explores Anti-Corruption Efforts in Forest Sector

Looking ahead

GEF Council 42
11-14 June, 2012: Washington, D.C, USA

United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
20-22 June, 2012: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Participants Committee meeting
27-29 June, 2012: Santa Marta, Colombia

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