Monday, 24 August 2009

East and Southern Africa sets up a regional REDD network

August 12th - 14th. Mombasa, Kenya Regional workshop on REDD. The Forest Action Network (FAN), with collaborating partners from civil society organizations in the sub-region, recently organized a knowledge-sharing and learning event to provide a platform for awareness creation and to develop strategies for future collaboration and networking. Participants were drawn from six countries in East and Southern Africa, namely: Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The participants come from multi-stakeholders national forest programme committees in countries where the FAO-NFP Facility is operational; government officials from Forestry Departments or Services; civil society organizations; forest research institutions and universities; forest community groups, and, identified donor representatives.

FAN press release Regional workshop on REDD
20 August 2009, The Africa-wide Civil Society Climate Change Initiative for Policy Dialogues (ACCID): East and Southern Africa sets up a regional REDD network