Looking to nature to best fight climate change

Kimberly Todd - Global Technical Advisor, Climate & Forests, UNDP
New @UNDP publication documents lessons from REDD+ for integrating Nature-Based Solutions into NDCs. 

Healthy forests provide a pathway to respond to the climate crisis and unlock green...

Pradeep Kurukulasuriya - Executive Coordinator & Director, Global Environmental Finance & Head, Natural Capital and Environment, UNDP
On the International Day of Forests, reflecting on encouraging progress in uncertain times: Forests are a pathway to respond to the climate crisis...

Forests are central to Papua New Guinea’s climate change fight

UNDP Climate & Forests Programme
Papua New Guinea’s new five-yearly contribution to the Paris agreement, known as its Nationally Determined Contribution or NDC, sets out to...

Early lessons from virtual participatory processes and dialogues with indigenous...

UNDP Climate & Forests Programme
Social inclusion and stakeholder engagement are cornerstone elements of UNDP’s support to national REDD+ processes. Assuming that in-person...

How REDD+ Results-based Payments can contribute to a greener, more equitable and...

Bruno Guay, Global Technical Advisor - REDD+ Finance
UNDP has an emerging portfolio of 320 million USD related to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, conservation, sustainable...

Efforts to save the Amazon offer a triple win: Improving human, environmental, and...

GCF Communications
Joint measures that tackle climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic must place the livelihoods of people front and centre. This is especially true...

Cambodia: Building a Nested System to Protect Remaining Forests

Quentin Renard, Sovanna Nhem, Chivin Leng, Jeff Silverman, and Donna Lee
While many in the REDD+ community argue over whether project or national scale crediting is better, Cambodia is creating a system to enable both—...

Restoration and Payment for Environmental Services in Ethnic Group Territories: a...

Paola García and Clea Paz-Rivera
During the development of Colombia’s Strategy for the Integral Control of Deforestation and Forest Management in 2018, indigenous organizations...

Indigenous Voices , a Policy Spark to Protect the World's Forests

Josep Gari
Forests are a defining ecosystem to test and demonstrate the pact between people and the planet that is so urgently required in this century....

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