STA partners from Pronatura Sur, A.C., Earth Innovation Institute, IPAM Amazônia, The Green Belt Movement, and Inovasi Bumi meet during the Global Landscapes Forum at COP 21 in Paris. Together, they hosted a table on promoting low-emission rural development models in the Tropics. Representatives from IPAM presented at the CCal platform as well as the SOMAI platform on indigenous threats.
EII participated in a panel on “Taking stock of REDD+”, where Executive Director Dan Nepstad explained that for “REDD+ to work in tropical frontier regions local leaders need positive incentives and recognition for the work being done.”
The Greenbelt Movement helped to launch the AFR100 initiative—a major commitment by various African counties to restore 100 million hectares of degraded lands to forests by 2030.
Stay tuned for more exciting news from our partners at #COP21!