REDD+ Resources

Useful capacity building resources to improve understanding of REDD+ and associated issues. Includes training manuals, presentations and useful websites.

Sub Categories

Safeguards and social impact assessments

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Materials on applying safeguards or social impact assessments to ensure local communities are not adversely affected by projects or activities concerned with ecosystem management.

Understanding REDD+ & Climate Change

(75)

Resources aimed at building understanding of what REDD+ is, how it works and its implications for different stakeholders.

Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)

(11)

Resources and guidance materials to improve understanding and assist in the implementation of FPIC processes.

Stakeholder engagement and capacity building tools

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General resources for stakeholder engagement and capacity building activities, including guidance for workshop facilitation and community consultations.

REDD+ Websites

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A collation of REDD+ websites from a range of organisations with news, information and resource materials.

Gender

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Resources to assist understanding of the appropriate consideration of gender issues in climate change and REDD+.

Documents

03 September 2015
English

PES incentives for smallholders to avoid deforestation: lessons learned and factors for success New

uploaded by Chloe-Mae Kilby

A review for the SHARP partnership of 28 documented PES projects that have involved working with smallholders in tropical forest countries to protect watersheds, conserve biodiversity and minimise deforestation. The report provides a useful inventory of smallholder-focused projects and offers a close look at the design and outcome of seven case studies in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and southeast Asia. The authors ask what lessons can be learned for future PES schemes but also for other smallholder-oriented initiatives. http://www.sharp-partnership.org/updates/lessons-learned-from-smallholder-payment-schemes

06 August 2015
English

The Funding Instrument for REDD+ in Indonesia: Making the Case for Financial Innovation

uploaded by Zeva Aulia Sudana

 
The Funding Instrument for REDD+ in Indonesia (FREDDI): Making the Case for Financial Innovation

The estimated financial need for implementing REDD+ until 2020 is USD10 billion. Institutions and mechanisms to mobilize and manage REDD+ finance are a key priority of Indonesia’s REDD+ programme at this stage - and this study aims to support this process through analysis and recommendations. Specifically, the study reviews the early stages of the development of the Fund for REDD+ in Indonesia (FREDDI) which was housed with the National REDD+ Agency (BP REDD+), and - to the extent to which FREDDI developed before the duties and functions of BP REDD+ were incorporated within the Ministry of Environment and Forestry - considers its ability to achieve its mandated objectives with regards to fund management and mobilization. Further, the study provides an overview of the potential role of financial innovation – such as debt and market mechanisms – in enhancing the role that a Fund for REDD+ in Indonesia could play in the scope of Indonesia’s REDD+ programme. Ultimately, the report affirms the notion that such a Fund should evolve beyond a passive disbursement mechanism to mobilize further investment from both private and public sectors

06 August 2015
English

REDD+ Social and Environmental Safeguards Development and Implementation in Indonesia

uploaded by Zeva Aulia Sudana

REDD+ Social and Environmental Safeguards Development and Implementation in Indonesia


A system to monitor, report and verify the social and environmental impacts of REDD+ is integral to Indonesia’s REDD+ Programme, in line with both the UNFCCC Cancun Decisions and Indonesia’s own vision of REDD+ as Beyond Carbon. This study provides a comprehensive review of over 40 social and environmental safeguards related to REDD+ implementation in Indonesia, comparing each of them to the UNFCCC Cancun Safeguards (representing an authoritative international baseline for REDD+ social and environmental safeguards). The review covers standards related to multilateral agreements and programmatic standards; carbon market, NGO and private sector initiatives; bilateral programs; national instruments; and synergies with related international treaties. The study summarizes gaps and lessons learned from available safeguards systems, focusing on key themes such as Free Prior and Informed Consent, governance and coordination, accountability and stakeholder participation. Recommendations are provided to guide the further development of REDD+ in Indonesia, including the improvement of coherence and harmonization, improving information sharing, ensuring accountability and ensuring sustainability in safeguards implementation, including by undertaking a thorough cost analysis.

 

13 May 2015
English

Resource Guide for Advanced Learning on REDD+

uploaded by Mihaela Secrieru

 

This Resource Guide for Advanced Learning is organized into two parts. Part I provides basic orientation for readers, including a brief introduction to the subject area and an outline of the specific learning topics to be covered. Part II lists available written learning resources as well as a number of training courses currently being offered, organized by learning topic.

The Guide is available in both PDF format, as well as an interactive online format

 

03 February 2015
English
03 February 2015
English
07 July 2013
English

Discussion_paper_Final_20130617_FLC

uploaded by Tim Cadman

This discussion paper presents the Action Research Project to Develop a National Quality-of-governance Standard for REDD+ and the Forest Sector in Nepal, which was launched by IGES, Griffith University and the University of Southern Queensland.

The process of developing a voluntary national standard in Nepal through online surveys, key informant interviews, a multi-stakeholder forum and field consultation, has provided an innovative and field-tested apporach to standards development.

19 February 2013
English

Governing_the_forests_e-ver

uploaded by Tim Cadman

Governing the Forests: An Institutional Analysis of REDD+ and Community Forest Management in Asia
Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Tim Cadman, Hwan Ok Ma, Tek Maraseni, Anar Koli, Yogesh D. Jadhav and Dede Prabowo
ITTO and UNU-IAS, February 2013 | ISBN: ISBN 978-92-808-4542-6

This report aims to serve as a useful reference for policymakers, professionals and practitioners as they work to promote REDD+ in ways that tackle climate change and biodiversity loss but also respect concerns and listen to the voice of local stakeholders. It presents a background on REDD+, explores ways to link REDD+ to community forestry, and provides lessons learned and recommendations.

The report explores case studies from Bangladesh, India and Indonesia, focusing on successful examples of forest-based climate change mitigation at the community level, and the role of public-private partnerships for community forestry and REDD+. Each presents a different system of forest governance, with varying degrees of community management and success. In reviewing the case studies, the authors conclude that local systems will be a key to the successful outcome of any global efforts for carbon payment schemes in developing countries. Linking community forestry and REDD+ can deliver multiple benefits from climate change mitigation and adaptation, livelihood development and strengthened sustainable forest management (SFM). Criteria for success identified in the report include: linking community forests to international regimes, including those aimed at addressing climate change, promoting biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, as well as building strong local institutions for forest management; connecting carbon management to local forest management practices and economic activities; establishing community benefit sharing; and clarifying land tenure and resource use rights. The report also emphasizes the importance of strong monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) systems, not only as it relates to carbon accounting and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, but also with regard to the participation of interested parties in decisions regarding the sharing of benefits arising from payments for ecosystem services, and overall forest management.

13 October 2011
English

REDD+ Resources Master List of Documents

uploaded by Sharai Lewis-Gruss

REDD+ Resources Master List of Documents in PDF format. 


Categories Include:
Folder Location, Title, Publishing Organization, Document Type, Description, Hyperlink


 Created October 2011

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