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Climate Protection through Avoided Deforestation (CliPAD)

The project aims to:

  • provide policy advice and capacity development supporting national and provincial REDD+ framework and REDD+ plan processes
  • pilot mitigation activities
  • develop pro-poor REDD+ mechanisms and sustainable financing models

Project Description

The Climate Protection through Avoided Deforestation (CliPAD) Programme was initiated in 2009 to support the Lao Government in its REDD+ Readiness Process on national and sub-national level. The programme provides policy advice and capacity development supporting the establishment of the national and provincial REDD+ framework and REDD+ planning processes. At the local level, mitigation activities are piloted and pro-poor REDD+ mechanisms and sustainable financing models are developed. GIZ works in close cooperation with the financial component, financed by the federal Republic of Germany through KfW Development Bank.

To learn more

Dr. Jens Kallabinski
Head of ASEAN-German Programme on Response to Climate Change (GAP-CC) and
Principal Advisor of Forestry and Climate Change Project (FOR-CC)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Climate Protection through Avoided Deforestation Project (CliPAD)Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Department of Forestry (DoF), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF)
Chanthabury District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, P.O Box 1295
Mobile: (+856) 20 55528625
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