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GEF STAP Addresses GEF’S Role in REDD

© GEFMay 2009: The Global Environment Facility's Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (GEF-STAP) met in Rome, Italy, from 28-30 April 2009, to review GEF implementation science and the emerging strategies for the fifth GEF Replenishment (GEF-5).

The meeting addressed GEF-5 draft strategies and the role of the GEF within sustainable forest management, land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF), and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD) issues, including the potential for actions towards ecosystem restoration and recarbonization using an ecosystem approach. [GEF-STAP meetings website]