EU Citizen Voices for Change project

 

 

Introducing the Citizen Voices for Change: Congo Basin Forest Monitoring Project (CV4C)

This 4-year project aims to strengthen the contribution of non-state actors (NSA), such as civil society, Indigenous Peoples and community organisations, to improving forest governance, sustainable forest management and the contribution of forests to development in five Congo Basin countries.

 

 

Funding for £5 million rainforest project secured

A new £5 million project is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton to transform the lives of people in the Congo rainforest and protect the endangered environment.

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has secured funding of 6.25m Euros from the European Union to support forest governance in five Congo Basin countries.

 

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Good News for Congo Basin: COMIFAC as Accredited Observer organization to the Green Climate Fund (GCF)

The Board, in accordance with decision B.08/20 and through a decision taken between meetings on a no-objection basis: Approves the accreditation of the following organizations as observer organizations with the Fund…

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FAO #LoveForests: IDF 2017 video campaign

Post a video from your local forest for the International Day of Forests! We will repost our favourites via the @FAOForestry Twitter account, and on the International Day of Forests on 21 March, the best videos will be featured on the FAO website and on FAO social media channels including...

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GEF: The Art of Knowledge Exchange: A Results-Focused Planning Guide for the GEF Partnership

The GEF has released a new publication titled “The Art of Knowledge Exchange: A Results-Focused Planning Guide for the GEF Partnership.” This publication, which builds on an earlier publication by the World Bank Group, serves as both a guidebook and a toolkit for enhancing knowledge exchange at the national, regional, and global levels.

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GCF: Agreement heralds closer GCF-China ties

Beijing, 15 Mar 2017. The Green Climate Fund has achieved a major milestone in its relationship with China by signing its first Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA) with a Chinese entity.

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GCF: GCF consultationson REDD+ results-based payments

At the fourteenth meeting, the GCF Board requested the Secretariat to develop a request for proposals (RFP) for REDD+ results-based payments (RBP), including guidance consistent with the Warsaw Framework for REDD+ and other REDD+ decisions under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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Gef- Integrated approaches: accelerating women’s contribution to food security, reducing deforestation and sustainable cities

Women make essential contributions to the rural economy across the African continent as farmers, laborers and entrepreneurs. Their roles are diverse and changing rapidly, but one fact is strikingly consistent: women have less access than men to agricultural assets, inputs and services and to rural employment opportunities.

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IISD: ENB+ Side Events Coverage

At major meetings, such as Conferences of the Parties, ENB on the Side (ENBOTS) communicates the key messages from side events, providing exposure befitting their important role in the processes IISD Reporting Services covers.

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GEF: Restoring land productivity in Kazakhstan's small villages

hrough the GEF's Small Grants Programme, a project in Kazakhstan assisted local farmers with reestablishment of traditional agricultual practices lost with the fall of the Soviet Union. The project, called the Shiyen Public Fund, established a number of important initiatives.

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