Cooperating agencies: FAO, UNDP, UNEP, UNHCR, WFP, World Bank Group

  • Assisting developing countries in their effort to reduce emissions from REDD through the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility by building capacities for REDD activities and testing a program of performance based incentive payments in pilot countries;
  • planting of millions of trees each year, using cash- or food-based employment programs targeted at food-insecure communities, rehabilitating and transforming marginal and eroded lands into as sustainable, livelihoodenhancing resource base, addressing desertification and soil erosion, and contributing to the sequestration of carbon;
  • reducing deforestation and land degradation in the Congo basin through the Congo Basin Initiative;
  • support for reforestation by planting over 10 million trees annually in refugee and IDP hosting countries.