Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) – Capacity Building on REDD+ for Civil Society Organizations and Local Communities ‎in East Asia Pacific and South Asia Region

Starting Date: August 2017
Ending Date: December 2019
Location: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and Vietnam
Donor(s): The World Bank
Implementation Partner(s): NA

“FCPF-Capacity Building on REDD+ for Southern Civil Society Organizations and Local Communities in East Asia Pacific and South Asia Region” financed through a Recipient-Executed Trust Fund (RETF) from the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility/Capacity Building Program (FCPF CBP) is implemented by ANSAB. The beneficiaries of the project are the civil society organizations and local communities in four FCPF eligible countries in the EAP region‎, ‎namely Fiji, ‎‎Papua ‎New ‎Guinea, ‎Vanuatu and Vietnam, which will be eligible to participate ‎in national and regional activities.

Project Objective and Results
The project development objective (PDO) is to strengthen: (i) the knowledge of targeted southern CSOs and LCs on REDD+ Readiness at the national level and (ii) knowledge exchange at the regional level.

Specifically, the project aims to achieve the following outcomes:
1. National level capacity building activities on REDD+ undertaken by CSOs and LCs in FCPF countries in Asia-Pacific have resulted to strengthened communities and effective engagement with governments at local and national levels;
2. Knowledge products on REDD+ have been developed and disseminated, and knowledge-sharing activities undertaken and shared with CSOs, LC, governments and other stakeholders in Asia-Pacific.

The achievement of the PDO will be measured using the following indicators:
i. ‎‎Share of target beneficiaries with knowledge score of 3 or more on REDD+ and related issues (Target: 80%)
ii. National ‎knowledge ‎exchange products ‎disseminated in ‎appropriate ‎languages (Target: 7)
iii. ‎Regional ‎knowledge ‎exchange products ‎disseminated (Target: 5)
iv. ‎Meetings held ‎between civil society and LC ‎representatives and ‎national REDD+ ‎decision making ‎entities (Target: 7) ‎
v. ‎Direct project ‎beneficiaries, of which female (Target: 800, 40%)

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