CBFF-FAO-COMIFAC: The MRV PROJECT takes off in Chad

Following three days of intense work, two main highlights emerged at the end of the workshop, namely: (1) the recommendations made to the Chadian government and to FAO, for greater efficiency in the operationalization of the REDD+ project, (2) and the identification of key elements that will contribute in developing the indispensable roadmap for the implementation of the REDD+ preparatory paper drafting process.

 

 

 

An important workshop on awareness, training and planning of the MRV project in Chad took place from 24 to 26 April 2013 in Ndjamena, in Chad. It was jointly organized by the Ministry of Environment and Fisheries and the FAO, and moderated by Mr. Emmanuel Keryang, a consultant and environmental specialist.

 

 

 

This meeting which saw the participation of close to 50 people representing institutions (the National Assembly of the Republic of Chad, Regional Delegates, the European Union, the French Embassy, sectoral ministries, international organizations, civil society and indigenous peoples, public and private media), had five main objectives:

 

♦ To disseminate information about the project to different stakeholders;

 

♦ To raise awareness on the R-PP drafting process and identify elements that would be useful in drafting this document (identifying capacity building needs to develop the REDD process and particularly the SNSF);

 

♦ To discuss institutional arrangements for the management of the REDD + process and the SNSF ;

 

♦ To develop the roadmap of the process.

 

These goals were achieved using a participatory approach which entailed presentations/discussions and group work.


Following three days of intense work, the two main highlights at the end of the workshop included:

 

♦ the recommendations made to the Chadian government and to FAO, for greater efficiency in the operationalization of the REDD + project,

 

♦ the identification of key elements that will contribute in developing the indispensable roadmap for the implementation of the REDD+ preparatory paper drafting process.

 

On this note, the participants parted in hopes of seeing significant progress in the REDD+ process in Chad in the days ahead. 

 

More details on the workshop are provided in the final communiqué available at the following link: HERE

 

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