Celebrating the Launch of Community-Based REDD+

15 May 2014

United Nations Headquarters, New York - 15 May 2014: Over 100 people attended an event on 15 May to celebrate the launch of Community-Based REDD+ (CBR+), a new partnership between the UN-REDD Programme and the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP).

Made possible through the generous contribution of US$ 4 million from the Government of Norway, and co-financed by SGP, CBR+ will provide grants of up to US$ 50,000 directly to indigenous peoples and local communities to empower them to fully engage in the design, implementation and monitoring of REDD+* readiness activities, and to develop experiences, lessons and recommendations at the local level that can feed into national REDD+ processes.

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