DGM Brazil holds a seminar on REDD+ and Indigenous Peoples and Traditional Communities

The main objective of a seminar held by DGM Brazil, between October 18 and 20, 2017, in Brasilia, is to include Indigenous Peoples, Quilombolas and Traditional Communities in the debate on the national strategy for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, Forest Carbon Stocks, Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Carbon Stocks (REED+).

The round tables, lectures and debates focus on the definition of REDD+, governmental and non-governmental public policies for the promotion of REDD+ in Brazil and in the world, REDD+ experiences supported by the Fundo Amazônia, risks and opportunities of the Voluntary Carbon Market, the REDD+ calculation of the Cerrado, ways of accessing REDD+ resources, and REDD+ challenges and opportunities for Indigenous Peoples, Quilombolas and Traditional Communities.

Leaders of the subprojects selected in the first call for proposals of DGM Brazil - Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Brazilian Cerrado’s Indigenous Peoples, Quilombolas and Traditional Communities will participate in the activity. It will also have the contribution of representatives of the brazilian Ministries of Environment and Foreign Affairs, Instituto Socioambiental (ISA), Conservation International (CI), Fundo Amazônia, among other agencies and entities.

Learn more about the agenda here!

Source: DGM Brazil

 

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