Nigeria: Reassessment of UN Forest Conservation Scheme

Cross River known for its support for forest conservation wants the review of the REDD scheme to meet community aspirations. The state also plans to establish green police to grow new trees and safeguard existing forest.

Bothered that the implementation of the United Nations Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) programme in Nigeria is falling short of set objectives, Cross River State government has called on development agencies to review the scheme.

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