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The Greening Consumption and Production Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) runs from 31 May through 12 July 2017. It is a facilitated course, with a certificate of completion provided by the United Nations Development Programme, in partnership with the NBSAP Forum and The Nature Conservancy.

 



El curso masivo abierto en línea (CMAL) sobre consumo y producción ecológicos se extiende del 31 de mayo al 12 de julio de 2017. Es un curso facilitado, con un certificado de terminación proporcionado por el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo, en asociación con el foro NBSAP y The Nature Conservancy.

 



Le cours en ligne ouvert massif (MOOC) sur l’Ecologisation de la consommation et de la production se déroule du 31 mai au 12 juillet 2017. C'est un cours facilité, avec un certificat d'achèvement fourni par le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement, en partenariat avec le Forum NBSAP et The Nature Conservancy.

 

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CAFI: CAFI and Gabon Sign Letter of Intent

USD 18 Million deal will allow country to meet 50% emission reduction target, better plan and monitor the use of land and protect over 23 million hectares of tropical rainforest. Paris, 27 June 2017:  Today the Government of Gabon and the Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) signed a Letter of Intent for 18 million US dollars to protect the country’s forests and accelerate the fight against climate change.

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CAFI: The Letter of Intent with Gabon

The Letter of Intent (LOI) between the Government of Gabon and CAFI establishes a partnership to implement the National Investment Framework of Gabon. The LOI is signed by Gabon Minister of Economy, Norway’s Minister of Climate and the Environment and the Multi Partner Trust Fund Office of UNDP. A ceremony was held in Paris on 27 June 2017, and highlighted the ways in which the LOI will help the country deliver on its forthcoming Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement.

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CAFI/DRCongo : Consensus and major advances on managing forest sector risks

Jun 12, 2017 8:41:26 AM. Five days of intense work lead civil society, government, donors and the private sector to agree on a risk management matrix and a multi-stakeholder platform to monitor forest reform

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Global Ecology and Conservation/ Original research article: Relative efforts of countries to conserve world’s megafauna

Surprisingly little attention has been paid to variation among countries in contributions to conservation. As a first step, we developed a Megafauna Conservation Index (MCI) that assesses the spatial, ecological and financial contributions of 152 nations towards conservation of the world’s terrestrial megafauna. We chose megafauna because they are particularly valuable in economic, ecological and societal terms, and are challenging and expensive to conserve.

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19th Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Sangha Tri-National Trust Fund

The 19th meeting of the Sangha Tri-National Trust Fund Limited Board of Directors took place, from the 16th to 17th May 2017, in Kribi (Republic of Cameroon). There were ten directors (quorum reached), five staff from the FTNS Executive Office and five experts.

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FAO: Addressing agriculture, forestry and fisheries in National Adaptation Plans – Supplementary guidelines

The Addressing agriculture, forestry and fisheries in National Adaptation Plans – Supplementary guidelines (referred to as the NAP-Ag Guidelines) responds to a call by the Least Developed Group (LEG) of the UNFCCC, inviting international actors to draft sectorial guidelines to the UNFCCC NAP Technical Guidelines.

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adaptation-fund: Adaptation Fund Workshop in Ethiopia Aimed at Increasing Climate Finance Access for Least Developed Countries

Washington, D.C. (May 30, 2017) — As part of ongoing outreach activities through its Readiness Programme aimed at increasing access to climate finance for vulnerable countries, the Adaptation Fund convenes more than 35 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) at a Climate Finance Readiness Workshop for LDCs in Ethiopia this week.

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Fern : The future of FLEGT - what will the EU prioritise?

The FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) Action Plan remains a critical part of tackling  illegal logging and improving the lives of forest communities, according to the  EU’s Council Conclusions  - published in June 2016.

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CBFP News Archive

2017

greenclimate.fund : Careers
IUCN: Annual report 2016
Infosylva 09/2017
Sixth SGTAPFS meeting
EU Forest Watch April 2017
What is World Water Day?
GCF- Get accredited
IAF and the 2030 Agenda