The third meeting of pilot countries participating in the Forest Investment Program (FIP) took place on April 2-3, 2012 in Brasilia, Brazil. There was also a field trip organized by the Government of Brazil on April 4, 2012. 

The objectives of the meeting were to share innovative approaches to REDD+ investments and working with the private sector, indigenous peoples and local communities; and to exchange views on the design and implementation of systems to monitor results from REDD+ investments.

Final Meeting Report

Final Agenda

 

List of Participants

 

Field Trip Description

 

Presentations and Related Documents

 

Welcome and Introduction

 

Pilot Country Updates - Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned

  • Burkina Faso (English, French) - Samuel Yeye, Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (Successes, Challenges) - Victor Kabengele and Vangu Letete, Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, and Tourism
  • Lao PDR - Khamsene Ounekham, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Peru - Eduardo Durand, Ministry of Environment

Innovation in the FIP

 

Introduction - Gerhard Dieterle, World Bank

 

REDD+ Case Study: Forestry and Charcoal Sectors in Brazil - Fabio Marques, PLANTAR Carbon

 

REDD+ Case Study: Silvo-pastoral Landscapes in Colombia (Spanish, Portuguese) - Andres Zuluaga, FEDEGAN

 

Breakout Group Reports:

Linking Sustainable Agriculture and REDD - Daniel Nepstad, IPAM

 

Commodity Round Tables for REDD+, GHGs and Sustainability - Carlos Alberto de Mattos Scaramuzza, WWF-Brazil

 

Breakout Group Reports:

 Working with the Private Sector - Joumana Asso, CIF Administrative Unit

 

Measuring Results from REDD+ Investments

 

Introduction - Guido Geissler, CIF Administrative Unit

 

Monitoring in the Context of REDD+ Readiness Preparation - Alexander Lotsch, Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

 

Measurement and Evaluation Methods for FIP - David Skole, Michigan State University

 

Revising the FIP Results Framework - Guido Geissler

 

Working with Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

 

Introduction - Fisseha Abissa, CIF Administrative Unit

 

Ghana: Dedicated Grant Mechanism for IPs/LCs and the FIP Investment Plan - Raphael Yeboah, Forestry Commission

 

FIP Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Indegenous Peoples and Local Communities - Andrea Kutter, CIF Administrative Unit