In this project, CIFOR acts as scientific advisor to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for the negotiation and monitoring of social clauses in the context of the WWF forest governance program in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The main objective is to provide scientific support to WWF and partner non-governmental organizations in the implementation of the forest governance program. In particular, it aims to support outcome 1 that includes logging and monitoring of forest social clauses in the DRC.
The specific objectives are:
1. To advise on the strategy and annual plans of the program.
2. To support in the implementation of the recommendations of one forest governance program. This will involve negotiation, zoning and monitoring of social clauses, including recruitment and training of facilitators and implementation of zoning activities.
3. To design a monitoring system of social clauses, including monitoring sheets, harvesting and processing of data.