REDD+ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

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Professor Susan Page from the University of Leicester highlights why it is essential to identify and address the existing gaps in peatland monitoring worldwide in order to effectively combat climate change The video was produced on the occasion of the Peatland Monitoring Expert Workshop organized by FAO at its headquarters...
Pedro Raúl Tinoco Rodríguez, Experto en monitoreo de degradación del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente de Perú, habla sobre las necesidades del país con respecto al monitoreo de turberas hacia la conservación y el manejo sustentable de estos ecosistemas. El video se produjo en ocasión del taller de expertos en monitoreo...
Professor Hans Joosten from the Greifswald Mire Centre in Germany explains why monitoring peatlands is essential to effectively combat climate change, and in particular for reaching the emissions’ targets in the Paris Agreement. The video was produced on the occasion of the Peatland Monitoring Expert Workshop organized by FAO at...
Muhammad Askary Masjkur, Head of Subdirectorate for Preservation of Peatland Ecosystem from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in Indonesia, describes the importance of Indonesia’s peatlands – particularly for ecosystem services, water systems, and biodiversity – and for their carbon storage function, and reflects on how remote sensing satellite monitoring...
Nepal is known for its community forestry, a successful participatory approach for forest protection and management that was formalized by law over three decades ago. Community forestry groups represent more than a third of the country’s population and manages one third of its forests. Because of this, Nepal naturally takes...