Maï Ndombe, Democratic Republic of Congo: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

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  • Pilot province for FCPF Carbon Fund Emissions Reduction (ER) Program chosen due to proximity to capital (Kinshasa), high remaining original forest cover (87%) & presence of forest conservation concessions
  • Multiple jurisdictional programs comprise a framework to support LED-R by remunerating rural households, indigenous peoples (IP) & private sector actors for emission reductions
  • LED-R interventions involve IP & local communities (LC), national & provincial agencies, private sector & civil society
  • 90% of households in the province rely on agricultural production as their main source of income


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