Understanding REDD+ & Climate Change

Resources aimed at building understanding of what REDD+ is, how it works and its implications for different stakeholders.

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Climate Change

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Resources to improve basic understanding of climate change science and policy, including materials looking specifically at the relevance of forests to climate change.

Introductory course for Indigenous People

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Materials developed to support capacity building in REDD+ for Indigenous People by
Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact (AIPP), Forest Peoples Programme
(FPP), International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), Tebtebba
Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact (AIPP), Forest Peoples Programme(FPP), International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and Tebtebba

Introductory course from Conserveonline

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The Climate, Community, and Biodiversity Alliance; Conservation International; Rainforest Alliance; The Nature Conservancy; GTZ: and the World Wildlife Fund have created the training materials on this site to help instill a basic level of understanding about REDD+ among stakeholders around the world. The training materials include: a Participant Resource Manual which provides a comprehensive overview of REDD+, an Instructor's Manual with interactive lesson plans for delivering the course material, and a set of powerpoint presentations that correspond to each lesson.

Documents

30 March 2012
English

Climate Change, Forests, and You

uploaded by Nina Kantcheva

This RECOFTC publication serves as a resource for community level facilitators to provide explanations about the basics of climate change and the role of forests. The booklet is also available in Indonesian and Vietnamese to facilitate local-level training on these issues. It aims to raise the awareness of grassroots stakeholders for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) through answering nine frequently asked questions.

 

  •  RECOFTC General site : http://www.recoftc.org/site
12 October 2011
English

Guide for REDD-plus Negotiators: English

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

The purpose of this guide is to assist developing country negotiators and others who are working on REDD-plus.The guide is available in English, French and Spanish. The guide is divided into three parts. Part I considers REDD-plus in the negotiation. Part II contains general negotiating tips for new REDD plus negotiators and others. Part III contains UNFCCC documents that are often referred to in REDD-plus negotiations.
Updated May 2011

02 August 2011
English

Guide for REDD-plus negotiators: French

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

The purpose of this guide is to assist developing country negotiators and others who are working on REDD-plus. The guide is available in English, French and Spanish. The guide is divided into three parts. Part I considers REDD-plus in the negotiation. Part II contains general negotiating tips for new REDD plus negotiators and others. Part III contains UNFCCC documents that are often referred to in REDD-plus negotiations. Updated May 2011 

02 August 2011
English

Guide for REDD-plus negotiators: Spanish

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

The purpose of this guide is to assist developing country negotiators and others who are working on REDD-plus. The guide is available in English, French and Spanish. The guide is divided into three parts. Part I considers REDD-plus in the negotiation. Part II contains general negotiating tips for new REDD plus negotiators and others. Part III contains UNFCCC documents that are often referred to in REDD-plus negotiations. Updated May 2011 

25 July 2011
English

REDD Information Sharing Web Platform

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

A web platform where information submitted by Parties, relevant organizations and stakeholders will be made available. Parties, relevant organizations and stakeholders are encouraged to submit information relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD) to this web platform.

14 July 2011
English

Two Videos: 1. An introduction to REDD+ 2. REDD as part of the solution to rising carbon emmissions

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

Webpage with two films that present the basic concepts underpinning REDD and the rationale behind REDD's value to combatting climate change. Commissioned by UN-REDD to explain the premise of the programme.

12 July 2011
English

REDD: Protecting climate, forests and livelihoods

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

Basic REDD factsheet published online by International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). 

12 July 2011
English

REDD 102: REDD Methodologies

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

4-page booklet on REDD methodologies and key concepts that countries must address in developing their national REDD strategy. Published by RECOFTC.

12 July 2011
English

REDD 103: Implementing REDD: Managing, Measuring, Monitoring

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

4-page booklet on implementing REDD with short descriptions on managing, measuring and monitoring within the programme. Published by RECOFTC

12 July 2011
English

Q & A on REDD: The Guardian 24 September 2009

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

A 14-question news article answering questions from a British perspective for the readers of The Guardian newspaper, which is published in Great Britain. 

12 July 2011
English

REDD 101: Introduction to REDD and Readiness

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

4 page basic introduction to REDD with content on climate change, rewards and current REDD status.  Published by RECOFT

02 June 2011
English

Estimating the Opportunity Costs for REDD+: A Training Manual (version 1.3)

uploaded by Estelle Fach

This document has the following six objectives: 1. Introduce the rationale behind REDD and REDD+ 2. Describe the different costs of REDD+ 3. Discuss risks and limitations of REDD+ and opportunity cost analysis 4. Introduce an example of opportunity cost estimation 5. Identify the training manual (a) goal, (b) learning objectives, and (c) targeted participants/end-users 6. Summarize the current state of the art of REDD+ opportunity cost analysis

28 October 2010
English

REDD Glossary

uploaded by Gaya Sriskanthan
This glossary is a comprehensive reference guide to encourage greater understanding of REDD terminology. The glossary contains terms
related to verification, validation, carbon finance, voluntary market standards, and other REDD topics.

This glossary, developed by Pact, is a comprehensive reference guide to encourage greater understanding of REDD terminology. The glossary contains termsrelated to verification, validation, carbon finance, voluntary market standards, and other REDD topics.

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