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27-03-2014
The REDD theme in Warsaw this week was “landscapes” – paying not only to save forests, but to do so by protecting biodiversity and supporting communities.
Country: GLOBAL
27-03-2014
Dutch companies move to counter climate change by tackling deforestation 19 November 2013 | News story
Country: GLOBAL
27-03-2014
The Alliance for Global REDD+ Capacity published "The Knowledge and Skills Needed to Engage in REDD+: A Competencies Framework". The process was led by IUCN Ghana's Adewale Adeleke.
Country: GLOBAL
08-01-2014
Sungai Tohor, Riau Province—Not many people know just how many products can be prepared from the sago we produce here in Sungai Tohor. Besides being a staple food, sago can be made into light snacks by mixing it with coconut and eggs, or making it into noodles. Many of these processed products offer opportunities to villagers in Sungai Tohor for household businesses. These business can sustain their day-to-day economic needs.
Country: Indonesia
08-01-2014
On a Sunday (11th November 2013) afternoon in Sungai Tohor village of Riau, Sumatra, five young people between the ages of 14 and 20 gathered in a small café to attend a writing workshop.
Country: Indonesia
11-11-2013
On 11-14 November 2013, the RSPO (Roundtable Sustainable Palm Oil) will hold their annual session - 11 in Medan, North Sumatra . RSPO is an association created by organizations carrying out various activities in and around the palm oil supply chain to promote the growth of sustainable palm oil through co-operation in the supply chain and opens dialogues with the stakeholders involved. RSPO aims to bring community members who work in the oil palm industry to discuss and collaborate towards this common goal .
Country: Indonesia
13-09-2013
Cartoon by Caspar Verwer (IUCN NL)
Country: Indonesia
02-09-2013
Rudy Syaf, Coordinator of Ecosystem Alliance (Partnership of IUCN NL, Both Ends, and Wetland International)Opportunities Fund (OF) Indonesia launched EA Opportunities Fund (OF) for all EA Indonesia partners. EA Indonesia partners are WARSI, Samdhana, TELAPAK, WALHI, NTFP, WIIP, SW, YADUPA, PPMA and other NGO/CBO recommended by EA Indonesia partners. Opportunities Fund is limited to Sumatra, Kalimantan and Papua. OF is administered by KKI Warsi for the period of 2013-2015. OF funded project should contribute to the overall objectives of EA Indonesia program, consolidate and/or up-scaling of EA project results.
Country: Indonesia
01-07-2013
A paper that has been developed as part of a one-year project called ‘Exploring local access to the Green Climate Fund’ by a consortium of five civil society organisations around the world, and funded by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network(CDKN).
Country: GLOBAL
10-04-2013
WWF's Forest and Climate Initiative (WWF-FCI) has developed a new free and open online platform for REDD+ practitioners around the world-including government representatives, non-profits organizations, community organizations, multi-national organizations, development organizations, and businesse

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