with the funding of DANIDA, IUCN currently supports the development of pro-poor options as part of national REDD+ readiness processes in five tropical forest countries: Ghana, Guatemala, Uganda, Cameroon, Indonesia (Papua Province).
The SNV REDD+ launches its new REDD Energy and Agriculture Programme (REAP) focusing on four key components: (i) knowledge development; (ii) building SNV capacity; (iii) contextualised solutions; and (iv) partnerships for impact at scale. The program runs in Vietnam, Laos, Brazil, Congo Basin, Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda.
TNC’s work that related to benefit sharing covers the projects of Payments for Environmental Services, Nature Conservation Fund and Ecological Tax. The works are done in Latin America, South East Asia, and Africa.
Based on the learning from previous dialogues on REDD+ Readiness, TFD and IUCN will conduct a series of dialogues to investigate how to build effective, efficient and fair Benefit Sharing Mechanisms for REDD+ in 2013 and 2014. This dialogue series is supported with funds from BMU and DANIDA
Formed a groundbreaking partnership with Australian bank, Macquarie Group, to develop at least six REDD projects worldwide with the intention of securing significant ongoing finance for conservation of forests through sale of carbon credits.
Developed a community approach to REDD in West Kalimantan and Vietnam helping indigenous people come together to manage their forests as a ‘joint carbon pool'.
WWF is initiating forest climate demonstration activities in high biodiversity landscapes in the world’s key forest landscapes, including the Amazon, Borneo and Congo Basin, by working at scale with local communities and governments to test approaches for getting REDD+ right.
REDD Network’s mostly works with the communities or indigenous people in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The topic of their work is benefit sharing, small-medium forest enterprise, and customary rights.
Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services Initiative (MESI) with two strategies, namely: 1. Provide decision-makers with information and assessment tools that link ecosystem health with the attainment of economic and social goals; 2. Develop new markets, economic incentives, and public policies that restore and sustain ecosystems.
World Forests, Society and Environment (IUFRO-WFSE) initiated the work to produce a new book to be launched at the IUFRO World Congress in 2014. The working title of the new book is "Forests under pressure: Local responses to global issues".