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Confronting the climate crisis with agroforestry in Costa Rica.

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This analytical work sets a baseline against which progress can be measured and encourages national participatory dialogues to enhance the inclusiveness of NDCs as they are further developed and implemented.
IPs and NDCs

Young Kenyan entrepreneurs are tackling deforestation through innovation.

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Demonstrating the potential of forests for NDC enhancement and implementation
The funding will be used to support up to 8 countries to increase ambition and accelerate implementation of their forests, land and nature targets under the Paris Agreement.
Acknowledging the crucial role women and men play in the success and effectiveness of REDD+, Chile has taken large strides over the years to ensure a gender perspective is fully integrated into REDD+ actions, both in policy and practice.
International Women’s Day is a moment to reflect on how gender-responsive approaches can bridge the gap between the promise and shortfalls of climate mitigation, particularly in reducing emissions from agriculture, forests and land use, which is critical for many tropical countries to achieve their Paris Agreement goals.  
The full and effective participation of Indigenous People and local communities is essential to the effectiveness of forest governance and forest-based climate solutions.
Recognizing IPs
As countries progress through the phases of implementing REDD+, they must deal with the complex issue of financing their national REDD+ strategies or action plans.
African forest

1 March 2022, Nairobi -- Kenya is the only country in the world that has specific reference to a target for tree cover in its National Constitution. In addition to this national 10 percent tree cover strategy, Kenya has also embarked on REDD+ actions to drive transformational change in its forest sector as a stepping stone to achieving its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).