Country Area : 796,095 km2

Forested Area (1000 ha) : 1,472

UN-REDD Programme Partner Country : Yes (as of June 2011)

Type of UN-REDD Programme Support Received : Targeted support, Support to country needs assessment (CNA)

FCPF Member : Yes

Active FCPF Grant Holder: No

Readiness Grant Holder: No

Carbon Fund: No

Progress against the Warsaw Framework for REDD+

Initial targeted support was provided to the preparation of the R-PP, completed in December 2013. Follow up support has assisted Pakistan with the development of a NFMS Action Plan and capacity development activities under the plan, preparedness for REDD+ through increased knowledge and capacity related to the legal and institutional framework at the national and provincial levels (legal preparedness).

National REDD+ Strategy/Action Plan
In 2015, a draft report on institutional, policy, legislative and legal context for REDD+ in Pakistan was drafted and submitted to the Office of the Inspector General of Forests (OIGF).

National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS)
In 2015, trainings have led to increased capacity on Greenhouse Gas Inventory and National Forest Inventory. The NFMS Action Plan was also finalized and validated by multi-stakeholder national workshop, and endorsed by OIGF.

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Country Focal Points

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Key Contacts

Regional Programme Officer, Food and Agriculture Organizaton of the United Nations (FAO)
Regional Technical Specialist in Stakeholder Engagement Focus area: Stakeholder Engagement, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (PNUD)
Knowledge Management Specialist, UN-REDD Programme
Regional Technical Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (PNUD)

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Total Approved Targeted Support Amount (US$) 202,000
#   Timeline   Financial Information   Work Area (SNA Outcome)
Date of Request 20.03.2012
Date of Approval 19.06.2012
Implementation Period (Months) 11
Status Completed
Amount Requested US$ 0
Amount Approved US$ 107,000
UN Agency Providing Support
MRV and Monitoring


Lead National Institution: Office of the Inspector General of Forests.



1. Social principles risk assessment and multiple benefits impact assessment undertaken.

2.  Wide stakeholder consultation process designed and implemented to review and validate the results of the assessment.

3.  Governance capacity strengthening process designed in order to design social safeguard principles.

4.  NFMS Action Plan designed for Pakistan national circumstances.


#   Timeline   Financial Information   Work Area (SNA Outcome)
Date of Request 18.10.2014
Date of Approval 17.11.2014
Implementation Period (Months) 8
Status Under Implementation
Amount Requested US$ 60,000
Amount Approved US$ 60,000
UN Agency Providing Support


Lead National Institution: Forestry Ving, Climate Change Division



  1. Data gathered, compiled and archived to serve as a decision-support tool towards an institutional and legal reform process in the context of REDD+.
  2. Areas identified for reforms and capacity improvements that would create an appropriate legal and institutional framework for REDD+ and advance land and forest tenure conditions for REDD+.
  3.  National stakeholders’ legal and tenure related capacities for REDD+ improved so that they will be able, in the longer term, to engage in policy development processes and legal, regulatory and institutional reforms, if appropriate.


#   Timeline   Financial Information   Work Area (SNA Outcome)
Date of Request 19.06.2015
Date of Approval 16.07.2015
Implementation Period (Months) 4
Status Under Implementation
Amount Requested US$ 0
Amount Approved US$ 35,000
UN Agency Providing Support
MRV and Monitoring


Lead National Institution: Ministry of Climate Change, Islamabad.


NFMS Action Plan finalised and validated.

Capacity built on National Forest Inventory through training.

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