Category Archives: REDD

REDD – when will a deal come?

Tweet The UN‐REDD Programme is seeking to identify four Civil Society Organization (CSO) representatives to its Policy Board: one CSO from each of the Programme’s three regions (Africa, Asia‐Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean) and one CSO from a developed country. The Bank Information Center is … Continue reading

Deforestation in Brazil accelerate

Tweet Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon accelerated in June, with more than 300 square kilometers destroyed, a 17 percent increase over the previous month, government researchers said Tuesday. The National Institute for Space Research (INPE) said 312.6 square kilometers (120 square … Continue reading

Forest and Carbon sinks – new report from Science

Tweet According to a study published online on Thursday by the journal Science, the world’s forests absorb 2.4 billion tons of carbon dioxide each year, or about one-third of the carbon dioxide released through the burning of fossil fuels. Read … Continue reading

REDD Insurance solutions to minimise risk for investors

Tweet A California-based developer said Thursday it has signed a political risk insurance contract with a US government agency for a deforestation project, a move it hopes will bolster investor confidence in the nascent Redd market.Terra Global Capital signed the deal with the Overseas … Continue reading