On October 22-23, 2013, The Forests Dialogue led a workshop at the World Bank to facilitate learning between private sector actors and World Bank technical staff on some of the best tools and mechanisms by which FPIC can be achieved.
Vietnam was chosen as the first field dialogue country given its extensive experiences with benefit distribution in the forest sector and the advanced thinking on how to link those experiences with REDD+ Benefit Sharing at national and sub-national levels.
With US$ 600,000 in new funding from the German government, the joint dialogue series will expand to bring together international experts over the next three years to tackle the issue of ensuring REDD+ benefits reach the rural poor.
TFD led a side event on “Key Findings from TFD’s Dialogues on Investing in Locally Controlled Forestry” at the United Nations Forum on Forests that took place 8-19 April 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.
A diverse panel of forest stakeholders shared their experience and insights on how to best invest in locally controlled forestry.
Location: TOPKAPI A Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Center (LKCC)
Time: 12 April 2013, 18:00-19:30hrs
Participants shared their insights on REDD+ Benefit Sharing mechanisms during TFD’s Scoping Dialogue in Washington D.C.. The aim of the two-day meeting was to develop and understand the current state of REDD+ Benefit Sharing in several countries to help identify the challenges of designing and implementing those mechanisms more broadly. 34 participants from all over the world shared their experiences from several stakeholder viewpoints.