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New Civil Society, Indigenous Peoples Observers Selected for UN-REDD Policy Board

New observers have been selected through a robust self-selection process to represent each of the regions where the UN-REDD Programme works. Read full article…


Zambia Strengthens its Monitoring and MRV Systems with New Assessment

Zambia's country-wide Integrated Land Use Assessment (ILUA) moves into Phase II in October to capture more data on forests as well as the socio-economic condition of forest dwelling communities.  Read full article…


Viet Nam Shares REDD+ Lessons with Cambodia and Myanmar

Delegates from Cambodia and Myanmar met in Viet Nam for South-South Exchange on REDD+ Readiness Preparations. 
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DRC Advances Work on REDD+ Safeguards and Multiple Benefits

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues working on its REDD+ framework strategy, and important work is ongoing to advance REDD+ implementation. Read full article…


UN-REDD Workshop Round-Up

• UN-REDD and Partners Explore REDD+ Dialogue with Private Sector  Read full article…
• Mexico Holds Expert Meeting on Estimating National Forest Carbon  Read full article…
• Indonesia Hosts National Workshop on Improving Forest Carbon Stocks Read full article…



Features & Commentary

Nigeria Engages Further in Forest Conservation and Green Development

Nigeria, Cross River State and the United Nations sign Nigeria’s UN-REDD National Programme, with an innovative two-track approach, and gear up to implement it. Read full article…
By: Josep A. Garí 


Indigenous Peoples in Asia-Pacific Call for a Strengthened Role in REDD+

At a recent dialogue event in Bangkok, indigenous peoples from across Asia-Pacific made valuable recommendations on how to increase collaboration and stakeholder engagement in REDD+.
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By: The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact 

 

Designing Meaningful Participation for REDD+ in Ecuador

Ecuador's Participatory Governance Assessment for REDD+ is laying the groundwork for inclusive, action-oriented evaluation of governance in the REDD+ sector. Read full article…
By: Danae Issa 




Reports &  Analysis

Viet Nam Releases New REDD+ Reports on Phase 1 and Awareness Raising

In August, Viet Nam launched a lessons learned report reflecting on Phase 1, and another looking at best practices for effective REDD+ training and awareness raising. 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 how National REDD+ Strategies respond to key deforestation and forest deforestation drivers, and REDD+ in the agricultural sector. Read full article…



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In this issue

News

New Civil Society, Indigenous Peoples Observers Selected for UN-REDD Policy Board

Zambia Strengthens its Monitoring and MRV Systems with New Assessment

Viet Nam Shares REDD+ Lessons with Myanmar and Cambodia

DRC Advances Work on REDD+ Safeguards and Multiple Benefits

UN-REDD Workshop Round-Up

Features & Commentary

Nigeria Engages Further in Forest Conservation and Green Development
By: Josep A. Garí 

Indigenous Peoples in Asia-Pacific Call for a Strengthened Role in REDD+
By: The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

Designing Meaningful Participation for REDD+ in Ecuador
By: Danae Issa 

Reports & Analysis

Viet Nam Releases New REDD+ Reports on Phase 1 and Awareness Raising

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

Looking ahead

World Forest Week
24-28 September, 2012: Rome, Italy

Regional Forum on Anti- Corruption and REDD+
1-3 October, 2012: Lima, Peru

REDD+ Day at CBD COP11
16 October, 2012: Hyderabad, India

 

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