Meeting of REDD+ partners platform

 

Yaounde (Cameroon) - March 31, 2014 – The CBFP REDD + partners platform held a meeting at the head office of the Sub-regional MRV Project of FAO - CBF - COMIFAC. Chaired by the CBFP Delegate Facilitator (Dr André Kamdem Toham ), the meeting brought together 7 participants including: (1) the CIFOR representatives (Dr Anne Marie Tiani , Dr Denis Sonwa ) (2) the representative of the MRV Project of FAO - FFBC – COMIFAC (Mr. Cléto Ndikumagenge ) (3) the representative of the REDD + project of GEF- World Bank- COMIFAC ( Hervé Maïdou ), the IUCN representative ( Remi JIAGHO ) and Dr. Dany Pokem (CBFP Communications Officer).


In his opening remarks, the CBFP Delegate Facilitator, Dr. André Kamdem first welcomed all the participants, and gave a recap of the context of the CBFP US Facilitation’s roadmap and underscored the relevance of the CBFP REDD + Partners' platform to the subregion’s institutional landscape. The introductory statement also appealed to participants to engage actively on various issues on the agenda in order to come up with results by the end of the meeting.

 


The full meeting report is available in French only under the following titles: (1) Status of implementation of regional REDD + / MRV projects / programs (2 ) Proceedings of the REDD + / MRV ideas marketplace in Libreville : Lessons learned (3) Briefing on the status of implementation of the Durban Statement of Intent (4) Briefing on main findings of the workshop of Climate Focal Points held in Douala (19-20 March 2014 ) (5) Briefing on the agenda of the 14th CBFP MOP on REDD + Governance and Land Use (6) Briefing on the 15th CBFP MOP on ecosystem services (7) Functioning of the REDD +platform and next steps ( 8 ) Roadmap - Next steps... Please consult the following link for more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

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