REDD+ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation


Decisions based on data and analysis are often deemed to produce a better outcome and providing decision-makers with information is seen as an important development strategy. The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals reinforces the importance of science-policy linkages. In the forestry sector, efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and...
The national forest monitoring system (NFMS) assessment tool has been developed under the project “Building global capacity to increase transparency in the forest sector (CBIT-Forest)” implemented by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and funded by the Capacity-Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) trust fund of the Global...
The Democratic Republic of the Congo establishes a national forest monitoring system to promote sustainable forest management. Improving proactive monitoring of deforestation and forest degradation with a robust national forest monitoring system.
To support efforts towards forest monitoring, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS) assessment tool to help countries to identify capacity gaps and weaknesses and address their real needs in a targeted manner.
Forests play a central role in combating climate change by absorbing and storing carbon from the atmosphere in their vegetation and soils.
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