Nigeria: UN-REDD scoping team visits Taraba

16 January 2015

A team of experts from the National Office for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) under the Federal Ministry of Environment has accessed Taraba State owned forest reserve as part of strategy to engage two more states unto the programme.

Cross River is the only state in the country currently on the REDD programme that seek to involve forest communities in the management, protection and conservation of the state forest.

The assessment was part of the scoping mission initiated by the National REDD office was to ascertain the preparedness of Taraba to be part of the REDD National project.

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