Jurisdictional REDD+ Perspectives: Progress on scaling finance and support for forest conservation

Environmental Defense Fund

Friday, December 8th, 2023
08:30 - 09:30

Halting and reversing deforestation by 2030 will require high-integrity approaches to forest conservation. To accomplish this, jurisdictions need to be empowered to design and implement impactful JREDD+ programs and generate large-scale mitigation results. This panel session will bring together the NGO community and country representatives to highlight progress with several jurisdictional scale REDD+ initiatives, showcasing lessons learned and perspectives on the path forward to continue catalyzing urgent finance and support needed for forest conservation at scale.


  • Eron Bloomgarden, Founder and Executive Director, Emergent
  • Jason Funk, Director of REDD+ Strategy, Conservation International
  • John Verdieck, Director of International Climate Policy, The Nature Conservancy
  • Mark Moroge, Vice President of Natural Climate Solutions, Environmental Defense Fund