• Secretário de Estado do Meio Ambiente, Grayton Toledo em sua apresentação. Crédito: ©Tamara Távora
  • Comitê Gestor do Projeto REDD+ para o Escudo das Guianas realiza em Macapá sua segunda reunião. Crédito: ©Tamara Távora
  • Representante do IEF, Lana Oliveira. Crédito: ©Tamara Távora
  • Comitê Gestor do Projeto REDD+ para o Escudo das Guianas realiza em Macapá sua segunda reunião. Crédito: ©Tamara Távora

news-20131214-2Comitê Gestor do projeto REDD+ para o Escudo das Guianas, realizou no Ceta Ecotel, a segunda reunião sobre gestão florestal dentro do contexto de REDD+. O encontro iniciou na terça-feira, 10, e encerrou nesta quarta-feira, 11.

Comitê Gestor do projeto REDD+ para o Escudo das Guianas, realizou no Ceta Ecotel, a segunda reunião sobre gestão florestal dentro do contexto de REDD+. O encontro iniciou na terça-feira, 10, e encerrou nesta quarta-feira, 11.

Membros do Comitê Gestor do Projeto REDD+ para o Escudo das Guianas participam pela segunda vez de reunião em MacapáO projeto REDD+ é financiado pelo Fundo Regional Europeu de Desenvolvimento (FEDER), pelo Fundo Francês Global para o Meio Ambiente (FFEN) e o Governo da Guiana Francesa (Région Guyane). A proposta visa o desenvolvimento de uma plataforma regional técnica de REDD+ entre os serviços florestais do Suriname, Guiana, Amapá e Guiana Francesa.

Read more: Comitê Gestor do Projeto REDD+ para o Escudo das Guianas realiza mais uma reunião em Macapá

news-20131214-1Exploring environmental co-benefits from reducing emissions from deforestation, forest degradation plus forest enhancements (REDD+), was the focus of a workshop hosted on December 10, 2013 by the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC).

The overall objectives of the very enlightening event were to provide a brief background on the environmental co-benefits of carbon and water, the current status of water quality markets/trading programs, the potential for combining Guyana’s National REDD+ credits with water quality improvement credits (i.e. stacking of environmental credits), report on the historic water quality baseline, assess future water quality under different scenarios and provide recommendations for improving the baseline and establishing a system for monitoring and reporting water quality.

Read more: Establishing a water quality monitoring system could have many benefits beyond preserving the...

news-20131202-3Antalya, 09. December 2013

Over 100 participants met on 7 & 8 December 2013 at the stakeholder days before IPBES-2. The meeting was convened by the IPBES Secretariat and co-facilitated by IUCN & ICSU.

Participants:

Expressed appreciation to the IPBES Secretariat and to the government of Turkey for providing an opportunity for consultation prior to and during the second plenary meeting of IPBES;

Read more: Common Statement from Participants at the Stakeholder Days – IPBES-2

Science and Policy for People and Nature

Antalya, 3 December 2013

The second session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services will take place from 9 to 14 December 2013 in Antalya, Turkey, hosted by the Government of Turkey.

The Platform was created in Panama City, Panama, in April 2012, with the objective to strengthen the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, long-term human well-being and sustainable development.

Read more: Media advisory: How IPBES will make a difference for biodiversity and ecosystem services