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Forests Conservation and Community Capacity Building

A managed Program from the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership – Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation REDD+

Capacity building Project on Forests

MPIDO has managed funds from the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership in regards to the capacity building of indigenous Peoples on Forests. This project was managed by MPIDO through an Indigenous Peoples Network called Indigenous Peoples National Steering Committee on Climate Change(IPNSCC).

This project emanated around doing different studies in the 7 regions that are occupied by indigenous Peoples in Kenya.

The studies that were undertaken in this research were

  1. IPs traditional Leadership and Governance Manual
  2. IPs National indicators on REDD+
  3. IPs Financing and Benefit Sharing Mechanisms
  4. Land Tenure and Indigenous Peoples in the context of REDD+

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an effort to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests, offering incentives for developing countries to reduce emissions from forested lands and invest in low-carbon paths to sustainable development. “REDD+” goes beyond deforestation and forest degradation, and includes the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks.

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