Costa Rica puts gender first for inclusive climate action

Stephanie Madrigal Ramírez - Knowledge Management Focal Point, REDD + Project Payment Based on Results (PBR), UNDP Costa Rica
In order to identify the needs of indigenous and rural women and producers with regard to accessing forest resources, Costa Rica’s National REDD+...

A community approach to combat climate change in Kenya

Christabel Chanda Ginsberg - Communications & Knowledge Management Officer, FCPF REDD+, UNDP Kenya
In Kenya, community engagement is the bulwark of the government’s strategy to achieve 10 percent tree cover by 2022. 

Indonesia's social forestry programme supports livelihoods and climate action

Celina Yong Senior Regional Technical Advisor, Climate and Forests, UNDP and Elspeth Halverson Programme & Partnership Management Advisor, Climate and Forests, UNDP
GCF will support Indonesia to realize the full potential of its Social Forestry Programme.

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...

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