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New policy briefs on implementing REDD+ in Vietnam

Five new policy briefs examine synergies between FLEGT and REDD+ in implementing forest governance processes at local level in Vietnam. The international conservation organisation Fauna and...

Call for tender for the evaluation of the EU REDD Facility

The European Forest Institute has issued a call for tender for the evaluation of the EU REDD Facility. The objective of this evaluation is to contribute to the successful implementation of REDD+...

EFI seeks three communication experts for the EU FLEGT and REDD facilities

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking three communication experts to support the implementation of the EU FLEGT and REDD facilities' communication strategies.

FLEGT Week 2015: FLEGT and REDD+ linkages, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

Outcomes from the FLEGT Week 2015

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity for the EC and its partners to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU...

Forests and REDD+: Learning lessons from South-South cooperation

The EU REDD Facility and the Sustainable Amazonas Foundation (FAS) convened experts to share experiences in South-South cooperation alongside the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima,...

Sharing benefits and burdens in forest policy and REDD+

The EU REDD Facility shared its experience and insight on framing benefit-sharing in the Congo basin at a side event at the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, on 9 December. Presenters...

The EU REDD Facility participates in discussions on South-South cooperation and REDD+ benefit sharing at COP 20 in Lima

South-South exchanges are an effective way to build capacity of forest and REDD+ stakeholders and develop innovative approaches to land use challenges. Increasingly, exchanges of experiences and...

EU REDD Facility releases briefing on options for low-carbon agricultural development in Cote d’Ivoire

The EU REDD Facility has published a briefing, ‘Comment concilier développement agricole et forestier en Côte d'Ivoire et à quel coût?' (How can Côte d'Ivoire reconcile agricultural and forest...

DRC and Brazil scope cooperative action on REDD+

Five REDD+ experts from the Democratic Republic of the Congo met with colleagues in Brazil from 14 to 23 May 2014 to learn about REDD+, forest governance and Brazil’s model initiatives.

Brussels conference participants discuss solutions to global deforestation and forest degradation

More than 120 representatives from industry, academia, NGOs and governments came together in Brussels on 26 and 27 May to discuss the challenges of deforestation and forest degradation and the...

REDD + implementation rolls out in DRC province

A ‘REDD+ Provincial University’ took place in the city of Bandundu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, from 28 April to 2 May 2014.

Proforest and the EU REDD Facility publish briefings on FLEGT and REDD+

FLEGT can support successful REDD+ implementation by promoting improved forest governance and law enforcement, addressing some of the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation and...

Workshop in DRC fosters interactions on REDD+ and FLEGT at provincial level

The national REDD+ coordinating body (CN REDD), the technical commission on FLEGT (CT FLEGT) and the EU REDD Facility organised a training workshop in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

New study launched on the impacts of EU consumption on deforestation

A new study assesses the impact of EU consumption on global deforestation. It also surveys actions that could be taken to address the situation.
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