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Seeing REDD+ through the eyes of the Indonesian media
24 Aug 2011

Seeing REDD+ through the eyes of the Indonesian media

BOGOR, Indonesia (24 August 2011)_The concept of REDD+, a mechanism that give incentives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, has developed into a political minefield and a new payment source when it is viewed through the eyes of Indonesian media, according to research by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).
Public to remain indifferent without real REDD+ implementation, journalists say
17 Aug 2011

Public to remain indifferent without real REDD+ implementation, journalists say

PALANGKA RAYA, Indonesia (18 August 2011)_The general public will remain indifferent and uninterested in REDD+, a global mechanism to compensate developing countries for reducing deforestation and forest degradation, as long as the programs fail to affect them directly on the ground, say journalists that cover the issue in Indonesia’s pilot province Central Kalimantan.
Central Kalimantan May Complete Provincial REDD+ Strategy in 2 Months
19 Jul 2011

Central Kalimantan May Complete Provincial REDD+ Strategy in 2 Months

PALANGKA RAYA, Indonesia (19 July, 2011)_Central Kalimantan government expects to complete a provincial strategy on Reducing Emission from Deforestation and forest Degradation, or REDD+, that may include a type of smallholder projects at the village level, in two months, said Alue Dohong, who heads the taskforce that is drafting the document.
Q & A com Sven Wunder sobre o estado de REDD+ na América do Sul
06 Jul 2011

Q & A com Sven Wunder sobre o estado de REDD+ na América do Sul

Nesta entrevista, Sven Wunder, principal cientista do Centro Internacional de Pesquisa Florestal (CIFOR) e chefe do escritório do CIFOR no Brasil, analisa a forma como REDD+ se desenvolveu na América do Sul, e o que ele antevê que acontecerá nos próximos anos. Na parte inferior da página você pode assistir esta entrevista em vídeo, a qual foi gravada no Brasil em abril.
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