INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND GENDER SENSITIVE MRVs: LESSONS FROM      MAASAILAND, KENYA                  June 8TH 2011          ...
South Rift – Narok and Kajiado County                              TREE COVER                              (percent) South...
A Mosaic of Land use : overlapping              rights                             level
Indigenous Peoples and       Forests                   Naimina Enkiyio Forest - Loita     Mau forests
Impacts: Snapshots                          Conflicts                                        Water Stress          Floods ...
The Future      Land tenure    Indigenous Knowledge                     + Cultural practices                      Indigeno...
Cancun safeguards    In the Preamble, underscores the value of human rights and CC with    reference to IPs    Under Sha...
Current MRV toolsMitigation - Carbon/emmission reduction centred MRVs, mostly under theUNFCCCEnvironmental safeguards MRVs...
Lesson’s learned and actions                takenEngaged in research to document impact of CC and the role ofindigenous kn...
Lesson’s learnedEntrenchment of human rights based approach to all climatechange intervention mechanisms consistent with t...
ASHE NALENG (THANK YOUVERY MUCH!)
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  1. 1. INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND GENDER SENSITIVE MRVs: LESSONS FROM MAASAILAND, KENYA June 8TH 2011 Bonn, Germany Kimaren ole RiamitDirector, Indigenous Livelihoods Enhancement (ILEPA)
  2. 2. South Rift – Narok and Kajiado County TREE COVER (percent) South Rift > 50 30 - 50 20 - 30 10 - 20 0 - 10 No tree cover OTHER FEATURES District boundaries Water bodies
  3. 3. A Mosaic of Land use : overlapping rights level
  4. 4. Indigenous Peoples and Forests Naimina Enkiyio Forest - Loita Mau forests
  5. 5. Impacts: Snapshots Conflicts Water Stress Floods Livestock losses DesiccationDeforestation
  6. 6. The Future Land tenure Indigenous Knowledge + Cultural practices Indigenous InstitutionsFuture generations
  7. 7. Cancun safeguards In the Preamble, underscores the value of human rights and CC with reference to IPs Under Shared Vision (I), participation of IPs is recognized art. 7 Under Enhanced action on Adaptation (II), traditional and indigenous knowledge is recognized art. 12 Under Enhanced action on mitigation (III), land tenure issues, full and effective participation of IPs in all REDD+ mechanisms art. 69 Annex 1 take into account the multiple functions of forests and other ecosystems Recognition of UNDRIP – Annex I (2) and art. 87
  8. 8. Current MRV toolsMitigation - Carbon/emmission reduction centred MRVs, mostly under theUNFCCCEnvironmental safeguards MRVs – UNDP/UNEP and other environmental NGOsBiodiversity or ecosystem approach - CBDGovernance centred tools - often a cross-cutting issues among stakeholders –Sustainable Management of Forests (SFMs)Fund/market financing centred approach (Cost-efficiency)MRVs on Social safeguards - Indigenous peoples, Gender sensitive
  9. 9. Lesson’s learned and actions takenEngaged in research to document impact of CC and the role ofindigenous knowledge system and practices in climate changemitigation and adaptationThe negative impacts of Climate change are real, severe andintensifying with timeGlobal and national intervention efforts often focuses on mitigation andless on adaptation. Adaptation is urgent and critical for the immediatesurvival of IpsPolicy advocacy to domestic and operationalize the safeguardsprovided in the Cancun Agreement e.g Draft Climate change Bill 2010
  10. 10. Lesson’s learnedEntrenchment of human rights based approach to all climatechange intervention mechanisms consistent with the Kenyanconstitution - especially rights to landPromotion of IPs’ representation, effective participationincluding FPIC in the design, implementation and monitoringof REDD+ programmesCreating awareness and building the capacity of customaryinstitutions to enhance their capacity to engage with REDD+processes, including FPIC
  11. 11. ASHE NALENG (THANK YOUVERY MUCH!)

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