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Forest Inventory and REDD+ MRV

All articles related to National Forest Inventory (NFI) and REDD+ Measurement, Reporting and Verification tasks

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6 August 2013

Large trees play key role in tropical forest biomass storage – study

BOGOR, Indonesia (6 August, 2013) – A large-scale study has found that a handful of big trees store up to half the above-ground biomass in tropical forests, raising implicatio

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6 May 2013

Guidelines for Stratification for REDD+: Using a National Inventory

Engaging in REDD+ and seeking to take pa

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Brazilian Forestry Ministry plans major rainforest survey

The Forestry Ministry in Brazil has announced that it is to carry out a detailed survey of the Amazon rainforest.

The ministry has said that the survey will see data relating to soils, biodiversity and tree species present in the rainforest being collected.

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January 27, 2013

SNV launches new programme: The REDD+ Energy and Agriculture Programme

Agriculture and energy use are major drivers of deforestation and forest degradation.

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Jan 8, 2013

Development of integrated MRV systems for REDD+ in the SADC region

Title: Development of integrated MRV systems for REDD+ in the SADC region
Commissioned by: German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conversation and Nuclear Safety

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Dec 20, 2012

Mobile Devices for Community-Based REDD+ Monitoring: A Case Study for Central Vietnam

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December 4, 2012

MRV as a Trojan Horse for Carbon Markets?

While the spectacular conference centre where the current climate talks are held looks rather unworldly, it is important to look at the realities behind these negotiations. In Paraguay, for example, the main cause of greenhouse gas emissions is deforestation.

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2 December 2012

REDD+ Sidelined In Dispute Over Verification

The once-promising REDD text has passed from the scientific negotiating track to the long-term action track with key provisions unresolved after Norway vetoed a last-minute compromise that Papua New Guinea had brokered between Brazil and the United States.

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December 6, 2012

Forest monitoring should integrate biodiversity and socioeconomic data, say experts

Countries need to ensure that their forest monitoring activities under REDD+ move beyond just measuring carbon emissions and changes in forest area – they should be integrated with monitoring of other forest values like biodiversity and rural social conditions, said experts on the sidelines of th

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by Dr. Radut