This edition of The REDD+ Resource includes a look into perspectives on mapping the REDD+ finance landscape, decoupling agricultural production from deforestation, and taking radical action against climate change, along with stories, news and more from UN-REDD Programme partner countries.
En el marco del fortalecimiento de capacidades para la construcción de la Estrategia Nacional REDD+ que apoya el Programa ONU REDD, la Escuela REDD se convirtió en una de las mejores herramientas para llegar a comunidades afrodescendientes e indígenas, instituciones nacionales y regionales.
UN Environment's Johan Kieft and UNICEF's Richard Wecker look at the impacts of haze from burning forests and peatlands on the lives and livelihoods of populations in Sumatra, Borneo (Kalimantan) and Papua
The UN-REDD Programme Executive Board has general oversight for the Programme, taking decisions on the allocation of the UN-REDD Programme fund resources. The first meeting of the Executive Board will take place at the FAO Headquarters in Rome this week.
Ecuador is the second country worldwide that has finalized its REDD+ readiness process as defined by the Warsaw Framework. It is now eligible to receive REDD+ Result Based Payments for the reduction of emissions from deforestation measured during the period 2009-14 and reported to the UNFCCC.
A UN-REDD Programme-supported workshop on "Land Cover Map Accuracy and Training Workshop on FAO SEPAL Remote Sensing Tool" provided practical technical support to Indonesia on forest change detection including deforestation and fire mapping.
Forestry officials from across Asia and the Pacific region have been exchanging ideas and experiences in both reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the forest sector, and in submitting the detailed reports that are a critical part of REDD+.
Guyana's Ameridian Land Titling Project, funded by the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund, recently adopted guidelines for Amerindian Land Titling in Guyana. The guidelines, developed by stakeholders including the government, indigenous peoples as well as other natural resource users, aims to address stakeholder grievances and improve Guyana's land titling processes.
Following Equatorial Guinea's launch of its REDD+ investment plan development process earlier this year, the country has built national capacity on Measurement, Reporting and Verification of carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. A study of the drivers of deforestation and degradation in Equatorial Guinea has also been initiated.