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Webinar: Mapping finance as a key tool for implementing NDCs

Webinar: Mapping finance as a key tool for implementing NDCs Lessons from Côte d’Ivoire Date:  Wednesday 22 March 2017 Time:  13h – 14h GMT Register here ...

Integrating forests into national planning and investment for a greener economy

Integrating forests into national planning and investment for a greener economy Côte d'Ivoire’s forests have come under huge pressure in recent decades. At current rates of deforestation, the...

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.

Content: Measuring, monitoring, reporting and verification

Measuring, monitoring, reporting and verification The successful implementation of a results-based payment scheme such as REDD+ depends on the credible measurement and reporting of performance....

Content: Transparency and access to information

Transparency and access to information A lack of information on the management of natural resources and commodity flows is one of the factors driving corruption, illegal activities and...

Content: Institutions

Legal and institutional frameworks FLEGT and REDD+ initiatives both involve work to improve legal clarity, and to strengthen institutional frameworks and capacities to: Increase...

Content: Effective multistakeholder processes

Effective multistakeholder processes Multistakeholder participatory processes are fundamental to good land-use governance. For complex issues such as natural resource management, where there...

Content: Drivers of deforestation and forest degradation

Drivers of deforestation and forest degradation Forest degradation Human activities that drive forest degradation include overgrazing, demand for fuel wood and charcoal, excessive logging...

Content: Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo About 65% of the Republic of the Congo is covered in dense rainforest. It has a large area of forest (approximately 22 million hectares) and a low historical rate of...

Content: Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire Between 1960 and 2017, Côte d'Ivoire's forest cover fell from 12 million hectares to less than 3 million hectares as agriculture, and cocoa production in particular, expanded....

Content: DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo   DRC is one of the world’s largest rainforest nations with around 150 million hectares of forest, equivalent to almost 70% of the country’s land...

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.
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