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Like many of you, the UN-REDD Programme followed the Copenhagen negotiations closely especially on the issue of REDD+. Doing so was critical since the outcomes of COP-15 will impact UN-REDD’s strategic options moving forward. The Programme has also followed the numerous and diverse analysis and opinions that have emerged out of COP-15. In this context, it’s helpful to revisit the facts with respect to REDD+ in Copenhagen. Read more...

 
 

News

The Road Ahead for UN-REDD

The UN-REDD Programme reflects on the successes of 2009, and the challenges and opportunities of extending REDD+ efforts around the world in 2010 Read full article…

 

Forest Day 3 in Copenhagen

Forests hold the key to climate change mitigation Read full article…

 

Moving in the Right Direction on MRV

As REDD represented the few areas of consensus among countries during the UN Climate Change Conference in December, efficient and transparent measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) of emissions for REDD has never made more sense Read full article...

 

UN-REDD in the Classroom

A new high school curriculum in the US uses the UN-REDD Programme website to educate the next generation about REDD Read full article...

 
 

Features & Commentary

Forest Degradation: The Unattended Party in REDD+

The international attention in the climate context has very much focused on deforestation, while less work has been done on degradation and therefore we know less about how to approach it. By: Markku Simula Read full article...

 
 

Reports &  Analysis

Google Earth and Forest Monitoring

During COP-15, Google announced a new Google Earth application that enables observation and measurement of changes in forest cover, and the UN-REDD Programme has agreed to work with Google to test their prototype in Africa. By Maurizio Teobaldelli Read full article…

 
 
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In this issue

News

The Road Ahead for UN-REDD

Forest Day 3 in Copenhagen

Moving in the Right Direction on MRV

UN-REDD in the Classroom



Features & Commentary

Forest Degradation: The Unattended Party in REDD+ --By Markku Simula



Reports & Analysis

Google Earth and Forest Monitoring--By Maurizio Teobaldelli



Looking ahead

Fourth Policy Board Meeting of the UN-REDD Programme
17-19 March 2010, Nairobi, Kenya



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