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Preparation of a National REDD+ Mechanism for Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Conservation of Biodiversity in the Philippines

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Philippines Country: The Philippines and Pacific Island Countries

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Duration

November 2012 – October 2017

Objective

The project aims to:

  • work on REDD-plus framework to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
  • support the Philippines National REDD-Plus Strategy in creating important frame conditions to implement REDD-plus at national and local levels

Project Description

The Project works on the establishment of a national REDD-plus framework based on internationally recognized ecological and social safeguards to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and achieve co-benefits, such as biodiversity conservation and livelihoods improvement. It also contributes to the strengthening of REDD-plus actions by supporting the Philippine National REDD-Plus Strategy in creating important frame conditions to implement REDD-plus at national and local levels.

Targeted beneficiaries include:

  • DENR personnel in charge of REDD+, DENR staff at national, regional and provincial levels
  • NCIP staff at national, regional and provincial levels
  • CCC staff at national, regional and provincial levels
  • Other national government agencies, personnel of local government units (provinces, cities, municipalities)
  • Local communities and indigenous people dependent on forests

Contact Person

Dr. Klaus Schmitt
Project Director
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

4th Floor Forest Management Bureau Annex Building,
Department of Environment and Natural Resources Compound,
Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 1101

Tel: +63 2 697 3127
Email: klaus.schmitt@giz.de

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