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Following two previous GMTs “Scoping” Dialogues that revealed polarized views about GMTs, participants proposed to convene a small information-sharing meeting to elucidate key forest product industry policies and plans as they relate to current and future development of GMTs. In England, 15 participants from civil society organizations, intergovernmental organizations, indigenous peoples’ organizations and the forest products industry convened to discuss these issues.
Building on the learning process from previous REDD+ Benefit Sharing dialogues, the Ghana Dialogue offered a platform to take stock of the current status of benefit sharing in Ghana, share these experiences with other REDD+ countries, and identify key ways forward towards equitable, effective and efficient REDD+ benefit sharing, both in Ghana and internationally.
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.
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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