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REDD+ resources

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation plus Sustainable Forest Management

(REDD + SFM)

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) is seen to be a key factor to REDD+►►

 

Definition of SFM by UN + FAO: A/RES/62/98►►

Definition of SFM by UNFF: Sustainable forest management as a dynamic and evolving concept aims to maintain and enhance the economic, social and environmental value of all types of forests, for the benefit of present and future generations

Definition of SFM by CIFOR: Managing  (permanent) forest  to achieve one or more clearly specified objectives of management with regard to the production of a continuous flow of desired forest products and services (e.g. carbon) without undue reduction of its inherent values and future productivity and without undue undesirable effects on the physical and social environment►►

     

SFM, according to internationally agreed language, is a dynamic and evolving concept that aims to maintain and enhance the economic, social and environmental value of all types of forests, for the benefit of future generations.

 

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REDD+ Governance

At national, regional and local level as well as for state owned and private owned land and forests

 
Forest Carbon Asia | 7 years 5 days ago

A country needs assessment on REDD+ was commissioned by the UN-REDD Programme following a decision of its Policy Board that such an assessment be conducted to enable it to review its policies and align the Programme’s support with the priority needs of countries. In the process, the FCPF of the...

NPR | 7 years 2 weeks ago

A report by the non-governmental organization Global Witness says more than 60 percent of the West African nation's rainforests have been granted to logging companies in the past six years. The group has found evidence of fraud and misconduct within Liberia's logging sector. Copyright © 2012...

AIP | 7 years 1 month ago

Finance for safeguards implementation is essential to attract and sustain funding To attract and sustain funding, REDD+ finance must operate within a governance framework capable of demonstrating compliance with social, environmental and governance safeguards. REDD+ must also be competitive in...

Forest Carbon Asia | 7 years 1 month ago

June, 2012. Tim Cadman & Tek Maraseni. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Vol 55 (5). DOI:10.1080/09640568.2011.619851 Summary

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REDD+ Capacity building

At all stages from indigenous people, local communities to individual forest owners

 
Times of India | 8 years 5 months ago

NEW DELHI: In order to lock climate changing carbon dioxide in the growing forests, the government has asked the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to provide a substantial part of the Rs 90 billion needed every year for 10 years.

Guyana Chronicle | 8 years 5 months ago

AS Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy moves beyond its start-up phase, the government is leading efforts to advance work on the six priority investments for this year. The six investments will accelerate Guyana’s transition to a low carbon economy by deploying the US$70M earned by Guyana...

Africa Science News | 8 years 5 months ago

A collaborative partnership on forests, bringing together 14 international organizations working to protect and manage the world’s forests has Wednesday called for governments across the globe to increase communities’ role in forest management. Doing so could contribute to lifting close to a...

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REDD+ Technical Support

From national carbon inventory to national land use planning...

 
CCMIN | 9 years 4 days ago

Title: Forest Caron Stock Measurement: Guidelines for measuring carbon stocks in community-managed forests

American Carbon Registry | 9 years 2 months ago

The American Carbon Registry (ACR), a non-profit enterprise of Winrock International, welcomes feedback from its members, project proponents and other interested parties on the ACR Methodology for REDD – Avoiding Planned Deforestation.  This methodology is applicable only to the REDD sub-...

World Resources Institute | 9 years 3 months ago

In May 2010, Norway agreed to contribute up to $1 billion towards reducing deforestation and forest degradation and loss of peatland in Indonesia, which now account for more than 80 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. The “Letter of Intent” is a promising first step, yet the two...

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