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Private Sector and Stakeholders Call for Legislation in Support of Nigeria’s REDD+ Programme

Abuja, 11-12/11/20: Private Sector and Stakeholders Call for Legislation in Support of Nigeria’s REDD+ Programme

The private sector and other stakeholders in Nigeria’s REDD+ programme have lamented the absence of a strong legal backing to the country’s drive towards fully implementing the Reducing Emissions through Forest Degradation and Deforestation Progra

Launch EEA report

Kinshasa, 19/12/20 : Launch of Assessment of Environmental Economic Accounting in the DRC & Parliamentary Training

GLOBE's diagnostic report on the implementation of environmental economic accounting as a tool for decision-making for sustainable development in the DRC was presented at a high-level event opened by His Excellency the Mi

Les formations sur le REDD+ et la gouvernance forestière migrent vers le virtuel

Dakar, 6 & 7 / 2020: Trainings on REDD+ and forest governance in Senegal pivot successfully to the virtual world

Due to the health situation related to the COVID19 pandemic, the GLOBE Legislators project ‘Legislative Actions to Advance Forest Governance through REDD+ and Natural Capital towards the implementation of Agenda 2030’, proceeded with the

REDD+ in the DRC

The DRC, with its 1.55 million square kilometres of forests, accounts for more than half of Africa's forest resources. They are the second largest carbon sink of tropical forests in the world and therefore provide crucial services to the biosphere. After posting relatively low deforestation rates during the period 2000-2010 (the Reference Level, NERF, submitted to the UNFCCC in 2018 speaks of 0.44% for this period), the country has experienced a sharp increase in deforestation in recent years.