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UN-REDD Newsletter Reports on Eighth Policy Board Meeting

18 April 2012: The March/April issue of the UN-REDD Newsletter provides updates on progress in implementation of REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of carbon stocks) in a number of countries.

The Newsletter features articles on: forest governance in Viet Nam; capacity building in Nigeria; REDD+ safeguards in the Philippines; REDD+ implementation progress in Sudan and Paraguay; and capturing the multiple benefits associated with REDD+ in Panama. The Newsletter also reports on the eighth UN-REDD Policy Board meeting, held from 25-26 March 2012, in Asuncion, Paraguay, and provides summaries and links to various recent publications. [Publication: UN-REDD Newsletter, March/April 2012]