Country Area : 163,820 km2

Forested Area (1000 ha) : 15,332

UN-REDD Programme Partner Country : Yes

Type of UN-REDD Programme Support Received : Targeted support

FCPF Member : Yes

Active FCPF Grant Holder: Yes

Readiness Grant Holder: Yes

Carbon Fund: No

Progress against the Warsaw Framework for REDD+

National REDD+ Strategy/Action Plan
Initial targeted support in 2012-2013 contributed to the enhanced capacity of the Climate Compatible Development Agency to lead the preparation of and submission of the national R-PP. Follow up support for stakeholder engagement strengthening has included an assessment of the national-level grievance mechanisms and a review was undertaken of the key findings of the Saramaka judgment, implications for REDD+ in Suriname, and opportunities and challenges for addressing these implications.

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Regional Technical Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (PNUD)

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Total Approved Targeted Support Amount (US$) 165,000
#   Timeline   Financial Information   Work Area (SNA Outcome)
Date of Request 17.08.2012
Date of Approval 27.08.2012
Implementation Period (Months) 12
Status Completed
Amount Requested US$ 100,000
Amount Approved US$ 100,000
UN Agency Providing Support


Lead National Institution: Climate Compatible Development Agency.


Institutional capacity of Climate Compatible Development Agency strengthened and human resource and administrative capacity to support the readiness process increased.

#   Timeline   Financial Information   Work Area (SNA Outcome)
Date of Request 27.08.2013
Date of Approval 10.09.2013
Implementation Period (Months) 6
Status Completed
Amount Requested US$ 65,000
Amount Approved US$ 65,000
UN Agency Providing Support
Stakeholder Engagement


Lead National Institution: National Institute for Environment and Development.



  1. A review of the viability of the institutional arrangement as proposed and outlined as the interim mechanism in the R-PP, with recommendations on inclusive process to identify, assess, strengthen or establish a grievance mechanism.

2. R-PP/UNDP project document reviewed in light of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights “Saramaka Judgement

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