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A timeline of Costa Rica’s success and challenges.
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The integration of Indigenous Peoples and local communities into REDD+ projects in Africa is highlighted as a significant means of honouring traditional knowledge and sustainable methods and upholding Indigenous Peoples' rights at the Regional Knowledge Exchange Workshop in Abidjan.

 

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On International Biodiversity Day, the Floresta+ Amazônia Project announced a new public call for Payment for Environmental Services.
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In 2021, the REDD+ Results-Based Payments (RBP) Project, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), joined the effort to protect Costa Rica's forests with a budget of USD 54 million provided by the Green Climate Fund. This money will be used to implement actions to protect forests and prevent forest degradation by supporting two national programmes to which US$ 46.7 million in non-reimbursable funds are expected to be transferred.

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The battle against climate change is intensifying, with the urgency to find sustainable solutions becoming more acute. Within this global effort, the integrity of carbon markets is paramount, ensuring they truly benefit host countries and contribute effectively to their Nationally Determined Contributions. 

 

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  • By importing the first 19 kg, Italy will be the first European country to

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Lessons learned from the application of UNDP´s Performance-Based Payment Policy in Ecuador

 

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The shea value chain proves how investing in women can transform entire communities and advance gender equality.

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In the heart of the Amazon rainforest, amid a mosaic of rural landscapes and local realities, women emerge as the guardians protecting forests, rivers, and territories.

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