Brazilian tribe offers details on first indigenous-led REDD project, while Ghana and the Philippines move towards REDD+ Readiness and Burkina Faso lays the groundwork for a new forestry project. Plus the latest on developments in New Zealand and an update on Ecosystem Marketplace’s "State of Forest Carbon Markets" report in this week’s Forest Carbon News.
Brazilian tribe offers details on first indigenous-led REDD project, while Ghana and the Philippines move towards REDD+ Readiness and Burkina Faso lays the groundwork for a new forestry project. Plus the latest on developments in New Zealand and an update on Ecosystem Marketplace’s “State of Forest Carbon Markets” report in this week’s Forest Carbon News.
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The Surui Tribe, Forest Trends, the State of Acre, and other partners invite you to a unique opportunity to discuss the complex array of ingredients for successful indigenous-led REDD+ projects. An agenda for the discussions with speaker profiles is available
The Paiter Surui tribe, under the leadership of Chief Almir Surui, with technical support from Forest Trends and other partners, has been working for over 5 years to protect their territory in the Amazon Basin from illegal logging and mining threats. This initiative has recently become the first-ever indigenous-led REDD project to be validated by the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and the Climate, Community, and Biodiversity Project Design Gold Standard (CCB Standard).
We hope you can join us in reflecting on this important development at 4pm today at the Aspen Institute, Washington, DC!
Brazil’s first government-backed carbon trading scheme, Bolsa Verde do Rio de Janeiro (BVRio), opened preregistrations recently for a new
Over in Oceania, New Zealand Carbon Farming has just
In REDD+ readiness efforts, the African Development Bank is
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