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UN-REDD at COP18 and Forest Day 6

The UN-REDD Programme invites participants at the upcoming Doha Climate Change Conference and Forest Day 6 to join in the conversation on a range of REDD+ topics, and pick up newly released UN-REDD Programme publications and resources.
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Lao PDR and Morocco Join the UN-REDD Programme

The UN-REDD Programme is now working with 46 partner countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean.
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UN-REDD Policy Board Approves US$47.6 Million in Support to National REDD+ Actions

The UN-REDD Programme launched its Africa Lessons Learned publication; Republic of the Congo signed its UN-REDD National Programme; and Luxembourg made new donor pledge of €2 million. 
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Indonesia Presents its REDD+ Forest Governance Progress

During an international forest governance session last month in Republic of the Congo, Indonesia highlighted its work with the UN-REDD Programme in tackling governance challenges through participatory governance assessments for REDD+.
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REDD+ Day at CBD COP11

At the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) COP11 meeting last month in India, the UN-REDD Programme hosted a full day event on REDD+, and launched its second Policy Brief on the multiple benefits of REDD+.
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Cambodia Takes First Step Toward a National Forest Inventory

With support from the UN-REDD Programme, Cambodia has launched a project to develop a National Forest Inventory for REDD+.
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Features & Commentary

Republic of the Congo Signs its UN-REDD National Programme

At the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board last month, Republic of the Congo became the 15th UN-REDD partner country to sign its National Programme, kicking off REDD+ implementation in the country.
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By: Georges Claver Boudzanga 
En français


Phasing out REDD+ Phase I in Viet Nam

Viet Nam is one of the first UN-REDD Programme partner country to operationally close its UN-REDD National Programme focused on REDD+ readiness work under Phase 1, and begin moving forward with its REDD+ Phase II efforts.
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By: Thomas Enters 

 

Tanzania Conducts Comprehensive REDD+ Capacity Needs Assessment

The UN-REDD National Programme in Tanzania recently finalized a capacity needs assessment that reveals key challenges and opportunities for REDD+ readiness in Tanzania.
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By: Ralf Ernst 

 

Reports &  Analysis

New UN-REDD Success Story: DRC's Safeguard Standards

The most recent UN-REDD Programme success story showcases the development of social and environmental standards for REDD+ in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Kenya Releases Report Linking the Value of Forests to the Economy

With support from the UN-REDD Programme, a joint Kenya Forest Service and UNEP report shows how economic benefits of forest ecosystems far exceed short-term gains from deforestation
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Two New Go-REDD+ Issues from UN-REDD in Asia-Pacific

The latest issues from the UN-REDD Programme Asia-Pacific listserv look at lessons for REDD+ from the Voluntary Carbon Markets, and the meaning of "performance-based" for REDD+. Read full article…



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In this issue

News

UN-REDD at COP18 and Forest Day 6

Lao PDR and Morocco Join the UN-REDD Programme

UN-REDD Policy Board Approves US$47.6 Million in Support to National REDD+ Actions

Indonesia Presents its REDD+ Forest Governance Progress

REDD+ Day at CBD COP11

Cambodia Takes First Step Toward a National Forest Inventory

Features & Commentary

Republic of the Congo Signs its UN-REDD National Programme
By: Georges Claver Boudzanga

Phasing out REDD+ Phase I in Viet Nam
By: Thomas Enters

Tanzania Conducts Comprehensive REDD+ Capacity Needs Assessment
By: Ralf Ernst

 

Reports & Analysis

New UN-REDD Success Story: DRC's Safeguard Standards

Kenya Releases Report Linking the Value of Forests to the Economy

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

Looking ahead

REDD+ Partnership Meeting
25 November, 2012: Doha, Qatar

UNFCCC Climate Change Conference (COP18)
26 November- 7 December, 2012: Doha, Qatar

Forest Day 6
2 December, 2012: Doha, Qatar

UN-REDD Programme COP18 side event
5 December, 2012: Doha, Qatar

REDD+ Partnership High-Level Event
5 December, 2012: Doha, Qatar

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