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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)...

EFI 20 Years Science and Policy Forum: Our forests in the 21st century – ready for risks and opportunities?

EFI is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2013. During these two decades, the institute has evolved in many respects and has led to major achievements.

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.

Final Report of the 2nd EU REDD+ Projects Coordination Meeting

The final report of the 2nd EU REDD+ projects coordination meeting, which took place on 3-4 July 2012, is now available.

Addressing legal reform needs as countries prepare for REDD+

On 28 November, the EU REDD Facility organised a side event at the UNFCCC Climate Change Conference in Doha to promote better understanding of the needs of countries looking to implement REDD+.

REDD+ and governance to be discussed at the Doha Climate Change Conference

The EU REDD Facility is organising a side event to provide an opportunity to better understanding the needs of countries looking to implement REDD+, and to promote an exchange of experiences among...

New report looks at challenges for French stakeholders on tropical forests

The National Group on Tropical Forests (French abbreviation: GNFT) developed a report that summarises major tropical forest issues and reviews the main lines of action taken by French stakeholders.

Submission deadline extended to 16 October for REDD+ projects eligible for financing under a EuropeAid call for proposals

The general call for proposals from the Thematic Programme for Environment and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources Including Energy (ENRTP) published last May, has extended its deadline...

New report released on the drivers of deforestation

The study includes recommendations to support the ongoing international climate negotiations as well as country level plans and interventions to affect drivers of deforestation and forest degradation.
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