News archive 2012

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.

European Commission study published on financing options for REDD+ activities

The report’s main recommendation is to put “sustained” investments to strengthen governance and institutional capacity at the centre of REDD+ architecture and to redefine REDD+ performance.

Forest governance and links between FLEGT and REDD+

Experts from the EU REDD and EU FLEGT facilities discussed interactions between the two forest governance processes for the Forest Sector Support Partnership newsletter issued by Vietnam’s Ministry...

REDD+ projects eligible for financing under EuropeAid call for proposals

A general call for proposals in the Thematic Programme for Environment and sustainable management of natural resources, including energy (ENRTP) has been published online.