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Introduction

Last month, I had the opportunity to participate in the most recent REDD+ Partnership meeting in Santa Marta, Colombia, where the Partnership facilitated a much-needed discussion on advancing REDD+ financing. A number of strong take away messages came out of those discussions, all of which underscored the need to scale up financing in all phases of REDD+. Read more…

News

UN-REDD Partner Countries Highlight Their Needs in the Different Phases of REDD+

During a recent workshop in Colombia, UN-REDD Programme partner countries underscored their need to bolster technical capacities in various stages of REDD+ readiness and implementation. Read full article…

Tanzania Calls for Comments on its National REDD+ Strategy

The REDD+ Task Force in Tanzania is seeking comments on a second draft of the country’s National REDD+ Strategy and a draft Action Plan. Read full article…

Call for Nominations of Civil Society Representatives to the UN-REDD Policy Board

The UN‐REDD Programme is seeking to identify four Civil Society Organization (CSO) representatives to its Policy Board through a self-selection process. Read full article…

UN-REDD Engages with Panama on Safeguard Information Systems for REDD+

At the request of Panama, the UN-REDD Programme recently organized an interactive videoconference aimed at fostering a better understanding of Safeguard Information Systems (SIS) for REDD+. Read full article…

Two Seminars in Norway Tackle Corruption Prevention in REDD+

The UN-REDD Programme recently participated in two seminars in Norway, looking at the complex issue of preventing and combating corruption in REDD+.  Read full article…

Features & Commentary

Indonesia and Viet Nam Advance Approaches to Forest Monitoring for REDD+

UN-REDD National Programmes in Indonesia and Viet Nam are building national technical capacity in forest biomass estimation for REDD+.
By: Akiko Inoguchi and Martha Maulidia
Read full article…

Reports &  Analysis

Rio+20 Opens New Opportunities for REDD+ as a Catalyst for a Green Economy

At last month's Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil, world leaders agreed to support REDD+ and produced an outcome document that provides guidance for REDD+ initiatives including the UN-REDD Programme. Read full article…

DRC Launches New Report on Mapping Biodiversity Benefits from REDD+

The UN-REDD Programme recently supported the release of a new report which provides analyses on the relationship between biomass carbon stocks, biodiversity, land use designations and pressures on forests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Read full article…

UN-REDD Supports South-South Exchange on Forest Monitoring Systems

UNEP's South-South Cooperation Exchange Mechanism recently published a case study on a successful training exchange between Brazil's Institute for Space Research and several UN-REDD Programme partner countries. Read full article…

Two New Go-REDD+ Issues from UN-REDD in Asia-Pacific

The latest issues from the UN-REDD Programme Asia-Pacific listserv take a closer look at UNFCCC decisions on forest monitoring for REDD+ and participatory approaches to designing REDD+ benefits. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

UN-REDD Partner Countries Highlight Their Needs in the Different Phases of REDD+

Tanzania Calls for Comments on its National REDD+ Strategy

Call for Nominations of Civil Society Representatives to the UN-REDD Policy Board

UN-REDD Engages with Panama on Safeguard Information Systems for REDD+

Two Seminars in Norway Tackle Corruption Prevention in REDD+
Features & Commentary

Indonesia and Viet Nam Advance Approaches to Forest Monitoring for REDD+
By: Akiko Inoguchi and Martha Maulidia
Reports & Analysis

Rio+20 Opens New Opportunities for REDD+ as a Catalyst for a Green Economy

DRC Launches New Report on Mapping Biodiversity Benefits from REDD+

UN-REDD Supports South-South Exchange on Forest Monitoring Systems

Two New Go-REDD+ Issues from UN-REDD in Asia-Pacific

Looking ahead

Indigenous Peoples Dialogue in Latin America and the Caribbean
1-3 August, 2012: Peru

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