15 December, 2018

Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Capacity Building on REDD+ for Forest-Dependent Indigenous Peoples

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IN EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC AND SOUTH ASIA REGIONS PROJECT

(P153585, FCPF Grant No. TF0A3570)

 

THIRD PROGRESS REPORT

30 June 2018

 

BACKGROUND

This Capacity Building Project (CBP) for forest-dependent indigenous peoples funded under Phase two of the Readiness Fund of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and managed by the World Bank (WB) is being implemented from October 31, 2016 to October 31, 2018.
Its objective is to provide forest-dependent indigenous peoples with information, knowledge, and awareness on REDD+ to enhance their understanding on REDD+, and to enable them to engage more meaningfully in the implementation of REDD+ readiness activities. The aim is to support activities that empower and enable these stakeholder groups, to enhance and influence REDD+ development outcomes, and also to strengthen mechanisms for inclusion, accountability, and participation. It is being implemented through the WB’s “Procedures for Small Recipient-Executed Trust Fund Grants”.


PROJECT OBJECTIVES

The project development objective (PDO) is to strengthen: (i) the knowledge of targeted forest-dependent indigenous peoples on REDD+ Readiness at the national level and (ii) knowledge exchange at the regional level.


COUNTRIES OF IMPLEMENTATION

This project has a total budget of US$490,750. The project beneficiaries are forest-dependent IPs and their representative organizations and institutions in the ten FCPF eligible countries in Asia and the Pacific, namely Bhutan, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Vanuatu and Vietnam which are eligible to participate in regional learning and exchange activities (Component 2). Of these ten countries, six (6) countries are eligible to participate in national-level activities (Component 1), namely Bhutan, Fiji, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and Vietnam.

 

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