The End of Business As Usual: Mainstreaming Gender in Jurisdictional REDD+ Approaches

With implementation and management support provided from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 35 GCFTF states and provinces received funding between 2018 – 2020 under the first funding round.

National Funding Mechanisms for REDD+: Lessons Learned and Success Factors

This information brief summarizes the lessons learned and identifies the success factors from 10-plus years of support, through the UN-REDD Programme, to countries to establish national fund management mechanisms to coordinate and distribute REDD+ finance. 

Linking REDD+, the Paris Agreement, Nationally Determined Contributions and the Sustainable Development Goals: Realizing the Potential of Forests for NDC Enhancement and Implementation

This information brief summarizes the key aspects of REDD+, supported through the UN-REDD Programme, that have clear implications for NDCs, gives examples of countries that have successfully integrated REDD+ strategies to enhance their NDC and NDC implementation, and outlines the lessons learned

Recognizing and Empowering Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities as Critical Partners in Forest Solutions to the Climate Emergency

This information brief summarizes the wide range of policy instruments and practices that have been developed by the UN-REDD Programme since 2008 to support countries with social inclusion and equity in the development and implementation of REDD+ policies and measures, with a notable focus on the

Jurisdictional REDD+ Approaches: Lessons from the Governors' Climate & Forests Task Force

From 2018 – 2020, UNDP, with funding from the Government of Norway, supported 35 states and provinces in the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force (GCFTF) to develop and/or revise jurisdictional strategies and investment plans to reduce emissions from deforesta

High-Integrity Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCM): Emerging Issues in Forest Countries

Many of the tropical forest countries that have made important progress over the past 10 years to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and sustainably manage forests (a set of actions collectively known as REDD+) are now assessing how to strategically engage in carbon market