The third Resource newsletter this year features stories of UN-REDD’s most recent country-driven work which has become more important than ever since healthy forests act as shields that keep humans safe from zoonotic diseases. Forest conservation and restoration are also win-wins for stimulus investments and can create millions of green jobs to boost rural economies and provide long term sustainable growth. Recovery packages therefore should be structured in ways that reduce, not increase, deforestation in order to strengthen the resilience of societies and economies.
Triggered by a changing climate forests are burning at unprecedented rates. To respond to this emergency and catalyze higher climate ambitions two articles demonstrate how it is high time to scale up efforts toward accurate, open and transparent forest data.
During the UN General Assembly UN-REDD will be present at several events at the Nature for Life Hub in the run up to the UN Biodiversity Summit.
Join us and many others for a series of exciting
We also invite you to watch sessions with UN-REDD’s involvement live on our Facebook channel: https://www.facebook.com/UNREDDprogramme