Day 1_2. george akwah

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Day 1_2. george akwah

  1. 1. THE REDD+ BENEFIT-SHARING PROJECT:Facilitating countries and communities in designing pro-poor REDD+ benefit-sharing schemes Duration: 3 years (2013– Nov 2015) Donor: German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURE
  2. 2. Global Forest & Climate Change Programme (GFCCP) Work on REDD+Our work is centred on three mutually supporting themes of: 1) Climate Change Mitigation, 2) Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR), and 3) Locally Controlled Forests (LCF)2
  3. 3. Global Forest & Climate Change Programme (GFCCP) Work on REDD+On REDD+ specifically, IUCN-GFCCP aims to enable: 1) policy environments for operation of frameworks that reduce deforestation and degradation while delivering multiple benefits to the poor 2) knowledge creation, consolidation and dissemination around the “pro-poor REDD+” concept in order to influence policy processes 3) community of practice around pro-poor REDD+3
  4. 4. PRO-POOR PRINCIPLES 1. Ensure that vulnerable groups are Climate informed, consulted and participate Change 2. Guarantee rights and access to Mitigation information about processes and outcomes of REDD+ 3. Clarify and secure the rights to Pro-poor resources Frameworks for REDD+ 4. Ensure equitable and transparent sharing of benefits 5. Be built on the understanding of the nature and scope of forest FLR LCF dependency 6. Enhance resilience of vulnerable livelihoods 7. Recognise and integrate customary practices and values4
  5. 5. BMU Benefit-Sharing ProjectThe goal of the project is that:• “early REDD+ actions are enabled by appropriate, fair and pro-poor benefit sharing mechanisms that are sufficiently robust to be mainstreamed into long-term national and international REDD+ frameworks” 5
  6. 6. BMU Benefit-Sharing Project Where & who?National & local activities: – Ghana (Wasa Amenfi) - Forest Commission, Tropenbos International – Mexico (Chiapas) – CONAFOR, CONABIO – Peru (San Martin) – Aider, CIThat inform global, & regional analytical tools – IUCN GFCCP, IUCN regional & national offices – The Forest Dialogue 6
  7. 7. BMU Benefit-Sharing ProjectIn this project, we will undertake 3 categories of activities:1. Piloting and assessing pro-poor benefit sharing mechanisms for performance-based REDD+ proxy actions that are consistent with national REDD+ strategies2. Identifying and promoting policy and institutional arrangements required to equitably and efficiently deliver performance-based payments for REDD+ activities3. Generating and promoting lessons about the design and implementation of pro-poor REDD+ benefit-sharing mechanisms
  8. 8. BMU Benefit-Sharing Project Select Year 1 Activities1. Performance-based payment methodology & approach2. Socio-economic baselines and approaches – Including Human-Nature-Poverty linkages3. Benefit-sharing approach & mechanisms that are pro-poor oriented4. Legal & regulatory frameworks that are pro-poor oriented8
  9. 9. THANK YOU9

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