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Strengthening monitoring and evaluation for adaptation planning in the agriculture sectors

The importance of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of climate change adaptation has been highlighted at global level, including under the Paris Agreement. Simultaneously, adaptation M&E systems are beginning to emerge at the national level in the context of national planning and budgeting processes. This technical guidance note details how to develop M&E systems for adaptation planning in agriculture sectors.

UNDP Asia Pacific Gender Equality Dispatch

In this issue you will find a special feature on UNDP’s decade-long experience in using innovative bottom-up approaches that has generated a wealth of country-level knowledge on how to design and implement on-the-ground solutions to strengthen women’s involvement and integrate a gender equality approach in REDD+ action .

Intact forest loss 'six times worse' for climate

Intact tropical forests, free from substantial anthropogenic influence, store and sequester large amounts of atmospheric carbon but are currently neglected in international climate policy. We show that between 2000 and 2013, direct clearance of intact tropical forest areas accounted for 3.2% of gross carbon emissions from all deforestation across the pantropics. However, full carbon accounting requires the consideration of forgone carbon sequestration, selective logging, edge effects, and defaunation.

Regional brief on NAPs: Latin America in focus

This Regional Briefing on National Adaptation Plans with a focus on countries in Latin America aims to provide a brief overview of the NAP experiences of middle-income countries in the region and highlight emerging issues, provide key messages, considerations and recommendations to strengthen adaptation planning schemes.

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Report from workshop on REDD+ finance In Mexico

Report from workshop on REDD+ finance In Mexico

Contributing paper - Deforestation and Supply Chains

This contributing paper serves to address and clarify definitions and terminology for deforestation-free and zero-deforestation concepts related to commodity production and it was a joint effort by UNDP, NYDF (New York Declaration on Forests), AFi (Accountability Framework Initiative), and the Collaboration for Forests and Agriculture. 

Information Brief on UN-REDD Gender Marker Rating System

Acknowledging the critical role of gender in REDD+, the UN-REDD Programme has been striving to systematically promote gender equality in its work since 2008. As a result of these efforts, the need was identified for a more holistic, systematic and comparable approach to measuring how gender has been integrated into UN-REDD work. In response, the UN-REDD Gender Marker Rating System was created in 2017 to track and monitor the gender responsiveness of UN-REDD’s technical assistance.

UN-REDD Methodological Brief On Gender

This Methodological Brief on Gender defines the approach of the UN-REDD Programme (UNREDD) on gender equality and women’s empowerment, aiming particularly at the UN-REDD 2016-2020 Strategic Framework. It can also assist partner countries to realize the gender equality provisions contained in international agreements on REDD+, including on safeguards, as well as contribute to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #5 on gender equality. 

Regional Briefing on NAPs: MENA in focus

This Regional Briefing on National Adaptation Plans with a focus on countries in the Middle East and North Africa aims to provide a brief overview of the NAP experiences of middle-income countries in the region and highlight emerging issues, challenges and opportunities.

Info Brief Africa Region Jurisdictional Approaches to REDD+ in Africa: emerging lessons

This info brief captures  the UN-REDD Africa Regional Knowledge Exchange 2018 “REDD+ Implementation at Scale: Emerging Lessons on Jurisdictional Approaches and Linkages with National Policy Frameworks” that was held on 2–3 October 2018 at the United Nations Office in Nairobi, Kenya

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