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A paradigm shift in thinking on REDD+?

On paper, the outcomes on REDD+ from Doha hardly set your pulse racing. For the first time, there was no REDD+ agreement on methodologies from SBSTA – with the major sticking point being whether or not there is international independent … Continue reading

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Can adaptation be a hook for local engagement in REDD+?

As a primarily local issue, adaptation has more direct relevance to local people than the mitigation potential of REDD+, and in the absence of long term monetary benefits from REDD+, could emphasising the tangible contributions to local environmental conditions and … Continue reading

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The Model Forests and REDD+ in Latin America

This is the fourth in a series of guest contributions focussed on sharing local experiences from around the world in developing and implementing safeguards in REDD+. The series  features contributions from Central America, East Africa and Asia-Pacific. In this blog Luis Trevejo explores … Continue reading

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Climate change adaptation and mitigation in community managed forests: two sides of the same coin

Regan Suzuki highlights key points from a new RECOFTC publication that explores the potential links between climate change adaptation and mitigation. The women proudly show off the now verdant forest surrounding the Chapini River. As one of the few female-led … Continue reading

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Safeguards, anyone?

This is the third in a series of guest contributions focussed on sharing local experiences from around the world in developing and implementing safeguards in REDD+. The series  features contributions from Central America, East Africa and Asia-Pacific. In this blog Marlea Muñez highlights the gaps … Continue reading

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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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