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UN-REDD Policy Brief: REDD+ and a Green Economy

The UN-REDD Programme's inaugural policy brief entitled, "REDD+ and a Green Economy: Opportunities for a mutually supportive relationship", was launched at COP17 in December 2011. In this policy brief, the UN-REDD Programme explores the concepts of REDD+ as a source of investment for green development; as a natural capital-led investment strategy; and as an opportunity for change to green development. The policy brief also offers recommendations for creating a roadmap for REDD+ in the context of green development. It is currently available in English, but will soon be translated into French and Spanish.

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Mainstreaming Gender in REDD+

This new publication by the UN-REDD Programme, entitled "The Business Case for Mainstreaming Gender in REDD+", sets out to demonstrate how integrating gender considerations in REDD+ planning makes good business sense.  The “Business Case “ examines what gender equality and equity mean and entail for stakeholder engagement, land and resources tenure, multiple benefits of forests, benefit distribution systems, anti corruption efforts and inclusive growth and development. The report also examines why integrating gender considerations may increase efficiency, efficacy and sustainability, and proposes initial recommendations on how to do so.

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REDD+ and a Green Economy: Opportunities for a mutually supportive relationship

The UN-REDD Programme has launched its inaugural policy brief entitled, "REDD+ and a Green Economy: Opportunities for a mutually supportive relationship",  on 30 November 2011 in Durban. In the "REDD+ and a Green Economy" policy brief, the UN-REDD Programme explores the concepts of REDD+ as a source of investment for green development; as a natural capital-led investment strategy; and as an opportunity for change to green development. The policy brief also offers recommendations for creating a roadmap for REDD+ in the context of green development. Please click here to download the policy brief

 


Drivers of Deforestation and REDD+

What do opportunity costs mean in the context of REDD+ and what are the implications for local communities? This bulletin explores what the drivers of deforestation are and what incentives and livelihood opportunities accompany them.

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UN-REDD Lessons Learned: Asia-Pacific

Drawing from the early experiences of supporting partner countries in their REDD+ readiness and implementation efforts over the past three years, the UN-REDD Programme has launched its first "Lessons Learned" series with a substantive, 12-page publication focusing on lessons learned among UN-REDD Programme partner countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Please click here to download the "UN-REDD Lessons Learned: Asia-Pacific" booklet.



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