Leandro Fernández REDD National Strategy  The FORUM ON READINESS FOR REDD  Bangkok  Octuber  3th
ARGENTINE FOREST  TOTAL  31.443.873 ha Anual rate of deforestation: 1,63%  Source:  Forest Inventory 2006 Chaco  21.705.50...
Period Deforested surface (ha)  Deforestation Anual rate  1998-2002 432.827 -0.93 2002-2006 806.027 -1.93 2006-2007 316.94...
Fuente: Gasparri  2008
Argentina`s priority steps to be ready <ul><li>Improve the  land tenure system  </li></ul><ul><li>( more than 60% of fores...
3 forest governance levels  <ul><li>National Government </li></ul><ul><li>National laws has only the attribution  to  set ...
Minimum Requirements Forest Protection Law  ( February  2009)  <ul><li>The Law establishes rules for conservation and fore...
State Forest Land Planning <ul><li>Category I:  forest conservation areas,  located far away from agriculture frontier </l...
National Forest Fund <ul><li>The Fund is made up of: </li></ul><ul><li>a)  0.3%  of the  national budget; </li></ul><ul><l...
Mechanism  <ul><li>30% to Enforcement State Government (depends on state forest cover % and hectares)  </li></ul><ul><li>6...
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  1. 1. Leandro Fernández REDD National Strategy The FORUM ON READINESS FOR REDD Bangkok Octuber 3th
  2. 2. ARGENTINE FOREST TOTAL 31.443.873 ha Anual rate of deforestation: 1,63% Source: Forest Inventory 2006 Chaco 21.705.506 ha Mata Atlántica 1.453.381 ha Yungas 3.732.985 ha Patagonia 1.895.254 ha Espinal 2.656.747 ha Monte
  3. 3. Period Deforested surface (ha) Deforestation Anual rate 1998-2002 432.827 -0.93 2002-2006 806.027 -1.93 2006-2007 316.943 -3.21 2007-2008 136.081 -1.41 1998-2008 1.691.787 -1.63
  4. 4. Fuente: Gasparri 2008
  5. 5. Argentina`s priority steps to be ready <ul><li>Improve the land tenure system </li></ul><ul><li>( more than 60% of forest are in private land) but the 40% is remaining under state or communities control without a clear tenure system </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of a incentive distribution mechanism </li></ul>
  6. 6. 3 forest governance levels <ul><li>National Government </li></ul><ul><li>National laws has only the attribution to set Minimum Requirement, that only fix statements, guidelines or financial incentives about natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>State Government </li></ul><ul><li>has the police power jurisdiction on forests and environmental services </li></ul><ul><li>Program activities and projects </li></ul><ul><li>That could be considering piloting system for scaling up to eco-regional or state REDD strategies </li></ul>
  7. 7. Minimum Requirements Forest Protection Law ( February 2009) <ul><li>The Law establishes rules for conservation and forest management, as well as for forest environmental services, including carbon stocks. </li></ul><ul><li>In addition, this Law establishes a regime for fund raising and a distribution mechanism . </li></ul><ul><li>And a mandatory state forest land planning by a public participating process, to access to the funds. </li></ul>
  8. 8. State Forest Land Planning <ul><li>Category I: forest conservation areas, located far away from agriculture frontier </li></ul><ul><li>Category II: sustainable forest management areas, mainly located near the agriculture frontier </li></ul><ul><li>Category III: sectors that can be transformed, (areas with low conservation values, with low connectivity or degradated) </li></ul><ul><li>The last category has to be up to 7.5 X (State Deforestation annual rate)% this means stop deforestation in 2030 and halt in 202o </li></ul>
  9. 9. National Forest Fund <ul><li>The Fund is made up of: </li></ul><ul><li>a) 0.3% of the national budget; </li></ul><ul><li>b) 2% of the agricultural tax exportation (mainly soybean, the main deforestation driver in the country) </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 100-200 millons dolars/year </li></ul><ul><li>Link the internationals soja prices (driver) with the incentive payments funds </li></ul>
  10. 10. Mechanism <ul><li>30% to Enforcement State Government (depends on state forest cover % and hectares) </li></ul><ul><li>60% to compensate the land owners on category II </li></ul><ul><li>30 % of forest land, </li></ul><ul><li>7 - 14 u$/ha </li></ul><ul><li>10% to compensate the forest land on category I, wich has to account between 60 % of forest land </li></ul><ul><li>1 – 2 u$/ha </li></ul><ul><li>Any REDD financial should prioritize direct Funding in the starting phases, and carbon market could be complementary </li></ul>

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