|Volume 10 - July 2010|
|The aim of this e-Newsletter is to inform CBD National Focal Points and CBD partners about biodiversity aspects in relation to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD-plus). To subscribe, please visit http://www.cbd.int/forest/redd/newsletters/.
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Global Expert Workshop on Biodiversity Benefits of REDD-plus, 20-24 September 2010 (tentative), Nairobi, Kenya
Fourteenth Meeting of CBD Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-14), Nairobi, 10-22 May 2010
The Rio Conventions’ Ecosystems and Climate Change Pavilion
Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD (COP-10), Nagoya, Japan, 18 to 29 October 2010
UNEP-WCMC launches new website on carbon, biodiversity & ecosystem services: exploring co-benefits
CBD LifeWeb has teamed up with UNEP-WCMC to develop a web-based tool estimating the carbon and biodiversity values of protected areas. The goal is to convey the values of in situ projects by highlighting their biodiversity and climate regulation benefits. There are currently 17 climate change mitigation oriented projects profiled on the CBD LifeWeb clearing-house. For more information, please see: http://www.cbd.int/lifeweb/.
'What is needed to make REDD+ work on the ground? Lessons learned from forest carbon initiatives'
REDD+ in dryland forests: Issues and prospects for pro-poor REDD in the miombo woodlands of southern Africa
'Does the Opportunity Cost Approach Indicate the Real Cost of REDD+ ? : Rights and Realities of Paying for REDD+'
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESSenior Environmental Specialist (Sustainable Forest Management/REDD-plus)
Job Family: Environment
Job Title: Sr Environmental Specialist (Sustainable Forest Management/REDD-plus)
Location: Washington, DC
Closing Date: 16-JUL-10
Programme Coordinator: Civil Society Capacity Building for Preventive Anti-Corruption measures in Reducing Emission through Deforestation and Degradation mechanisms
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