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The Report



The third assessment report prepared in the framework of GFEP addressed "Understanding Relationships between Biodiversity, Carbon, Forests and People: The Key to Achieving REDD+ Objectives". It was published in 2012 and formally presented at Forest Day 6 on 2 December during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting in Doha, Qatar (26 November-7 December, 2012).





Forest Day 6, afternoon session on 2 December, 1:30-2:30 pm:
REDD+, biodiversity and people: Opportunities and risks

Invitation to the GFEP Session at Forest Day 6


The IUFRO report "Understanding Relationships between Biodiversity, Carbon, Forests and People: The Key to Achieving REDD+ Objectives. A global assessment report." received significant media coverage around the world.

Links to selected media coverage:

Reuters AlertNet (UK) – Link to on-line file (USA) – Link to on-line file
Responding to Climate Change (UK) – Link to on-line file 
Voice of America (USA) – Link to on-line file
India Blooms News Service – Link to on-line file
Science Daily – Link to on-line file 
UN IRIN (Kenya) – Link to on-line file
Deutsche Welle (Germany) – Link to on-line file
Ciencia Hoje (Brazil) – Link to on-line file
Tierramérica – Link to on-line file
Correio Braziliense – Link to on-line file
Huffington Post "Green" Blog – Link to on-line file
Forest News (CIFOR) – Link to on-line file
Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future – Link to on-line file

Press Review – A Compilation



Uapaca sp., Parc National de l'Ivindo, Gabon.
Photo: Robert Nasi


Ethiopian montane forest with tree ferns.
Photo: Christine B. Schmitt


Madagascar montane forest.
Photo: Christine B. Schmitt


Mangrove forest. Marajó, Brazil.
Photo: Christine B. Schmitt


Toucans are important seed dispersers. Toco toucan (Ramphastos toco) in
Brazil's Atlantic Forest.
Photo: PJ Stephenson


Black-headed squirrel monkey (Samiri vanzlinii), endemic to the Mamirauá
State Sustainable Development Reserve.
Photo: PJ Stephenson


Returning from the buffer zone plantation with pine wood, animal fodder
and bedding. Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda.
Photo: Adrian Martin

Participation in social impact monitoring, REDD+ Pilot project, Kilwa, Tanzania.
Photo: Adrian Martin


FSC certified Mpingo (Dalbergia melanoxylon), Kilwa, Tanzania.
Photo: Adrian Martin

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