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CD-REDD: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation in Developing Countries

As of: August 2018

Objective and activities

The project aimed at preparing partner countries and building their capacities for participation in an international REDD mechanism. Selected representatives of developing countries (from both the technical/expert and policy sphere) attended workshops to improve their knowledge of specific issues of relevance to REDD: (1) implementation of national IPCC-compatible inventories of forestry and land use, (2) use of remote sensing techniques, (3) development of strategies to reduce deforestation, and (4) readiness activities to empower countries to participate in an international REDD mechanism.

Successor project(s)
Building GHGs National Inventory Systems - Capacity Development for National GHG´s Inventories in Non-Annex I Countries

State of implementation/results

Project completed

  • Representatives from developing countries were introduced to the following techniques and practices: establishing national greenhouse gas inventory systems, identifying degraded forests, and measuring their carbon content.
  • Training conducted on measuring and reporting on the carbon stocks of forests within the national forest inventories.
  • Government representatives advised on integrating REDD+ into national development policies.

Project data

Country:

Implementing organisation:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Partner institution(s):
  • Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CfRN)
  • Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CfRN)

BMU grant:
€ 680,919.28

Duration:
10/2008 till 12/2009

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