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REDD+ in the East African Community – why effort is much needed in communications and collaboration, both within and across borders

  Written by David Mwayafu, REDD-net Coordinator East Africa, UCSD Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development, and other East African SusWatch partners, SusWatch Kenya and Tanzania Coalition for Sustainable Development, had an interesting day on May 31st at the 2nd National … Continue reading

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Reading between the lines – what the Durban text means for REDD+ in 2012

The high-level politicking of international climate negotiations can sometimes hide the nuances of the issues being discussed. During the calm weeks following the storm of negotiations in Durban we have had an opportunity to assess what all 36 decisions that … Continue reading

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REDD+ finance: More than a numbers game

Finance has been a key theme of COP17. Even Ban Ki Moon  has seized every opportunity to focus attention on the urgent need for progress on finance in the next 24 hours. And, as in many of the other negotiation … Continue reading

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Linking climate change mitigation and adaptation: harnessing local communities is the key

Storms and typhoons are battering the community of Da Loc in coastal Vietnam on an increasingly frequent and intense basis. In 2005, Typhoon Damrey forced some 330,000 evacuees from their homes in Vietnam alone, with regional damages resulting from the … Continue reading

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REDD+ debates in full swing at Durban

Durban is now in full swing – as are the discussions on REDD+, which are set to produce results by Saturday. The Norwegian delegation announced at a packed contact meeting yesterday that they had ‘already been for a jog this … Continue reading

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Welcome to the REDD-net blog

Welcome to the REDD-net blog which is being launched in the lead up to COP17 in Durban. We will be using this blog as way to provide short updates and analysis of UNFCCC negotiations as they develop, as well as … Continue reading

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