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Nigeria seeks fresh REDD+ funding, to submit R-PP

Three days of multi-stakeholder and multi-level deliberations that ended on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in Abuja enabled the validation of the draft Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) document, which will be submitted on Wednesday July 31, 2013 to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). About 60 representatives of forest communities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), investors, federal and interested state government officials, technical ...

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REDD+: Nigeria to complete Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP)

For three days beginning from Monday July 22, 2013, stakeholders involved in the Nigerian REDD+ Readiness project will gather for a crucial meeting in Abuja, the Federal Capital City, to tidy up the scheme’s Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP). The R-PP should be ready in time for submission on or before July 31, 2013 if the country hopes to secure an ...

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Africans collaborate, tackle REDD

African delegates at the World Social Forum held recently in Tunisia have taken an historic decision to launch the “No REDD in Africa Network” and join the global movement against REDD. REDD, an acronym for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, has been blamed for the rampant land grabs and neocolonialism in Africa. According to the participants, REDD+ is a carbon ...

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Cost of conserving the forest, curbing emission

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) implies a set of steps designed to use market and financial incentives in order to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from deforestation and forest degradation. Put simply, it entails compensating communities to conserve their forest resources. Its objective is to curb GHG emission, based on the notion that plants act as a carbon sink by ...

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Unveiling the hidden treasures in Nigeria’s Forest

We journeyed from Calabar and passed through Ikot Offiong before finally arriving at Akpabinyo Township in Cross River State. The Police Secondary School was one of the major landmarks on the voyage to discover some of the hidden treasures in the forest of Cross River. On my mind was the main objective of pinpointing the nuisance palms along the waterways ...

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Document finalised, $4m REDD+ programme implementation to commence

The implementation of the Nigeria REDD+ Readiness Programme has received the go-ahead, following a recent stakeholder-wide reassessment of the plan in Abuja. Having previously undergone an intensive check to incorporate the comments of the UN-REDD Policy Board, the approved national programme, in line with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) management procedure, required a critical analytical review of its design ...

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