Seven New Countries Join UN-REDD Programme

10 February 2012: Benin, Cameroon, Chile, Ghana, Myanmar, South Sudan and Suriname have joined the UN-REDD Programme as partners and official observers to the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board.

The Programme now has 42 partner countries globally. Partner countries receive targeted support from UN-REDD's Global Programme and are able to participate in the knowledge sharing facilitated by the Programme's online community of practice. Partner countries may also be invited to submit a request to receive funding for a National Programme in the future. [UN-REDD Press Release]