News archive 2014

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...