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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

 
UN-REDD | 9 years 1 month ago

The UN-REDD Programme has been active over the past few months, in convening and engaging with partners from around in the world to advance ideas and common understandings of governance issues related to REDD+.

IUCN | 9 years 1 month ago

Forests may be about to get a lucky break. If opportunities are seized and problems ironed out, international mechanisms to support reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and enhanced forest carbon stocks (“REDD-plus”) will give efforts to sustain forests and the livelihoods...

Huffington Post | 9 years 1 month ago

Can forest-rich countries learn from the mistakes of extractive projects and avoid unleashing their own resource curse? For poor developing countries, exploiting natural wealth such as minerals and metals should prove a blessing, offering the potential to generate huge revenues and help lift...

International Institute for Environment and Development | 9 years 1 month ago

With concerns over climate change rising, there have been several initiatives aimed at reducing the impacts and contributing factors of climate change. But with millions and potentially billions of dollars at stake, how successful will these initiatives be in mitigating climate change?

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REDD+ Capacity building

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

 

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REDD+ Technical Support

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

 

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by Dr. Radut