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Kenya Launches National Task Force on Anti-corruption for REDD+[viewed]

As part of its REDD+ readiness process, the Government of Kenya and partners have launched a National Task Force on Anti-corruption for REDD+. The Task Force aims to identify how REDD+ can be more transparent and accountable and to support the implementation of social safeguards.

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CITES Virtual College Accessible in Chinese[viewed]

The Virtual College of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has been translated into Chinese in an effort to reach a wider audience and assist Asia in enhancing the capacities of its CITES Authorities. Already more than 20,000 users have accessed the College, with 8 out of the top 20 user countries located in regions in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Zimbabwe to Develop a National Forest Policy[viewed]

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has announced that the Government of Zimbabwe will launch a National Forest Policy Formulation Process to create the country's first documented National Forest Policy.

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World Bank Report: 'New Climate Normal' Severe Risk to Development[viewed]

Warming nearing 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels “is already locked into the Earth's atmospheric system by past and predicted greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions,” according to the third installment in the World Bank's ‘Turn Down the Heat' series. ‘Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal' examines the risks increased climate change poses to development across Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa.

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FCPF Releases Chair's Summary of CF11[viewed]

The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) has published the ‘Chair's Summary' of the eleventh meeting of the Carbon Fund (CF11). A key agenda item for CF11 was the review of Emission Reductions Program Idea Notes (ER-PINs) for potential selection into the Carbon Fund pipeline. The Chair notes that the review concluded by welcoming Guatemala and Peru into the FCPF pipeline.

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Federation of Mountain Protected Areas to Facilitate Management [viewed]

The Mountain Partnership Secretariat and Ev-K2-CNR presented the Federation of Mountain Protected Areas (FMPA), a global alliance of mountain protected areas (PAs), at the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) World Parks Congress, which convened in Sydney, Australia, from 12-19 November 2014. The FMPA will provide a platform to share information, experiences and best practices to facilitate the management of mountain PAs.

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Forest Carbon Markets Value Surpasses US$1 Billion[viewed]

The report, 'Turning over a New Leaf: State of Forest Carbon Markets 2014,' released by the Ecosystem Marketplace, reveals that the cumulative value of the forest carbon market has now exceeded US$1 billion thanks to a 17% increase in carbon transactions between 2012 and 2013.

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CIF Governing Body Confirms Funds' Mandate [viewed]

The semi-annual Climate Investment Funds (CIF) governing body meetings concluded in a unanimous commitment to the CIF mandate in the future in order to ensure continuity of climate finance and action. The meeting also emphasized the need to maintain diversity of financing options, and complementarity and coherence of CIF with other sources of climate finance.

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ICRAF Publishes World Congress on Agroforestry Abstracts[viewed]

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) has published a compendium of abstracts from the Third World Congress on Agroforestry, which convened under the theme, ‘Trees for Life – Accelerating the Impact of Agroforestry.' The publication contains 1,051 abstracts from oral and poster presentations.

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ICRAF Partners with Clarins in China[viewed]

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) announced its third public-private partnership of 2014, joining the French company Clarins to support agroforestry in China. The partnership will provide training for small-scale farmers to produce sustainable supplies of plants for beauty products.

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