19 December 2014
On the 2nd and 3rd of December The Forests Dialogue presented at two side-events during the COP20 in Lima, Peru, on REDD+ Benefit Sharing. These events were complementary to the release of the latest TFD review on the topic and a more specific report on the country options for Peru. To enrich the conversation TFD in collaboration with IUCN invited panelists from all over the world to talk about REDD+ Benefit Sharing.
3 December 2014
LIMA, Peru – A newly released report, tilted Considerations for REDD+ Benefit Sharing in Peru, highlights practical tools for REDD+ Benefit Sharing including rights-based approaches and conservation agreements. The report, released by The Forests Dialogue (TFD) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), also reflects on key lessons learnt through a multi-stakeholder field-based dialogue held in San Martin and Lima, Peru, in March 2014. 
3 December 2014
Lima, Perú- Un informe recientemente publicado, bajo el título “Consideraciones para la distribución de beneficios REDD+ en Perú”, destaca las herramientas prácticas de la distribución de los beneficios REDD +, incluyendo enfoques basados en los derechos y los acuerdos de conservación.
„Benefits from REDD+ are beyond emission reductions.“ - New #REDD Benefit Sharing Report
2 December 2014
LIMA, Peru– REDD+ benefit-sharing needs to be designed with forest-dependent communities firmly in mind, recommends a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD) in partnership with International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).  Involvement of forest-dependent communities in designing and sharing benefits for REDD+ can lead to more sustainable land uses, thereby reducing deforestation and degradation, says the report, released today at the 20th session of the United Nations Conference of Parties (
2 December 2014
LIMA, Perú, 2 de diciembre de 2014 –La distribución de beneficios de REDD+ tiene que diseñarse con las comunidades dependientes de los bosques en mente, recomienda el nuevo informe publicado por El Diálogo sobre Bosques (TFD), en asociación con la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN).  La implicación de las comunidades dependientes de los bosques en el diseño y la distribución de beneficios de REDD+ puede propiciar usos de la tierr
10 November 2014
Does “deforestation-free” mean the same thing to a small-holder farmer in Indonesia as to the head of procurement in a U.S.-based multinational corporation or to the government of a forest-rich developing country? How might policies set by international organizations engage local stakeholders in customized solutions? What are the key performance indicators, and how will these be verified? 
Review highlights from 1st-ever gathering in New Haven focused on understanding deforestation free
7 November 2014
During the last week of October, The Forests Dialogue organized TFD Week at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies to examine questions about “Deforestation-Free” and related topics. Kicking the week off, TFD convened a two-day dialogue in which representatives of about 35 companies, inter-governmental organizations, NGOs, and civil society groups collaborated to pinpoint the fracture lines that will need to be resolved if zero deforestation commitments are to succeed in reducing deforestation.