Civil society gears up to observe special day on 18 December 2019

 

 

Please download the document below:

TDRs Le PFBC et Le Collège de la Société Civile en marche pour la Journée du 18 Décembre 2019 Bon.pdf

 

 

The overall aim is to provide a framework for the members of the said College to take ownership of emerging themes relating to conservation, sustainable forest management, the fight against climate change and better livelihoods for forest communities in order to develop in a participatory manner, standards and indicators for a monitoring and evaluation system to enable each country and the sub-region to assess the impact of the  projects and investments implemented to foster conservation, and for the benefit of the GDF, the fight against climate change and  IPCLs.

 

Its specific aims will be to:

 

-Take ownership of the roadmap of participatory forestry and the development of its toolbox, as well as relevant initiatives that are ongoing or likely to be developed under emerging themes, in order to strengthen the capacities of civil society and local communities to work towards biodiversity conservation while improving the socio-economic status of IPCLs

 

 

-Identify actions needed to implement one of the recommendations of the 18th MoP held in Brussels which recalls “the crucial need to effectively enforce national legal and regulatory frameworks designed to form the main pillar for of good governance to scale up the economic, biological and cultural value of the renewable natural resources of the Congo Basin forests”;

 

 

   -Take ownership of the N’Djamena anti-poaching roadmap including the challenge to manage protected areas, buffer zones and cross-border landscapes in order to increase civil society’s contribution to its implementation;

 

 

-Review challenges related to transhumance, strengthening the resilience of our communities to the adverse effects of climate change and all other relevant initiatives aimed at fighting climate change in order to increase carbon sequestration and thus step up the contribution of the Congo Basin forests to the fight against global warming with emphasis on REDD+ and other climate-related initiatives in such a way as to benefit the IPLCs.;

 

 

-Map out the funds that can be raised by civil society organization to monitor and evaluate economic and social development projects implemented for the benefit of IPLCs, for submission during a dialogue to be held with the Donors’ College;

 

 

-Take ownership of the development of the New Deal Humanity and Nature and define the conditions for the Civil Society College’s contribution as part of the articulation of the positions of the members of the said College, including the positions of the IPCLs.

 

 

EXPECTED RESULTS

-The roadmap of participatory forestry is internalized and the development of its toolbox, as well as relevant initiatives that are ongoing or those that likely to be developed under emerging themes, in order to strengthen the capacities of civil society and local communities to work towards biodiversity conservation while improving the socio-economic status of IPCLs are launched

 

 

-Actions needed to implement one of the recommendations of the 18th MoP held in Brussels which recalls “the crucial need to effectively enforce national legal and regulatory frameworks designed to form the main pillar for good governance to scale up the economic, biological and cultural value of the renewable natural resources of the Congo Basin forests” are identified;

 

 

-The N’Djamena anti-poaching roadmap including the challenge to manage protected areas, buffer zones and cross-border landscapes in order to increase civil society’s contribution to its implementation are developed;

 

 

-The challenges related to transhumance, strengthening the resilience of our communities to the adverse effects of climate change and all other relevant initiatives aimed at fighting climate change in order to increase carbon sequestration and thus step up the contribution of the Congo Basin forests to the fight against global warming with emphasis on REDD+ and other climate-related initiatives in such a way as to benefit the IPLCs are reviewed;

 

 

-Financing mechanisms that can be enlisted by civil society organizations to help implement economic and social development projects for the benefit of IPLCs, to be presented during a dialogue to be held with the Donors’ College are mapped out and listed;

 

 

-The preparation of the New Deal Humanity and Nature is internalized by the College and conditions for the Civil Society College’s contribution as part of the articulation of its members’ positions, including those of the IPCLs are defined;

 

-The groundwork is laid for developing standards and indicators to enable each country and the sub-region to assess the impact of projects and investments implemented to foster the conservation efforts, and for the benefit of the GDF and IPLCs

 

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