June 2021 REDD+ Resource is now available!
With the successful launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration on World Environment Day, it is now up to each of us to act in order to conserve and restore the nature around us. The next 10 years are critical in combating climate change and saving 1 million species from extinction.
As the Covid-19 crisis affects the entire world, Indigenous Peoples are already confronting manifold crises: deforestation by land and agri-business ventures in their territories, persistent lack of tenure rights, economic marginalization, and poor public services for education and healthcare.
Press Release- GREEN GIGATON CHALLENGE LAUNCHED
GREEN GIGATON CHALLENGE LAUNCHED TO ACHIEVE ONE GIGATON OF EMISSION REDUCTIONS FROM AVOIDED DEFORESTATION BY 2025
London, 19 November 2020 - Emergent and the United Nations REDD Programme (UN-REDD) - supported by the Environmental Defense Fund, Forest Trends and the Architecture for REDD+ Transactions - launched today at the London Climate Action Week the Green Gigaton Challenge, a global initiative to catalyse funding for one gigaton of high-quality emissions reductions a year from forests by 2025.