Forest solutions to the Climate Emergency
UN-REDD is the flagship UN knowledge and advisory programme on forests and climate, with a focus on advancing Articles 5 and 6 of the Paris Agreement. It is the largest international provider of REDD+ assistance, helping its 65 partner countries protect their forests and achieve their climate goals.
UN-REDD countries have submitted more than 700 million tCO2 of forest emissions reductions to the UNFCCC
.. equal to taking more than 150 million cars off the road for a year
More than 1 billion USD channeled and mobilized since inception
..Including 350 million USD for REDD+ results-based payments.
25 UN-REDD countries have adopted REDD+ policies at ministerial/cabinet level
70% have demonstrated substantial decreases in deforestation
UN-REDD has directly assisted more than 2/3 of the countries that established REDD+ safeguards systems
UN-REDD has become the leader and preferred partner in building robust social & environmental safeguards systems
More than 30 countries have established participatory and socially inclusive REDD+
Indigenous peoples and rural women recognized as key REDD+ stakeholders.
A commitment to integrity and transparency
38 countries with transparent forest monitoring systems
31 countries with national forest inventories
40,000 active users or UN-REDD forest-monitoring software (Open Foris)