The Forests Dialogue, Kemitraan, Scale Up and Forest Peoples Programme held a four day field dialogue on Free, Prior and Informed Consent in Pekanbaru, Riau Province on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.
This document was created to provide a background on Cambodia’s history and progress related to REDD+, specifially for the participants of The Forests Dialogue REDD Readiness discussion in Siem Reap, Cambodia in November of 2010.
This short briefing paper has been written just to convey some basic information about the country and the area to be visited by this field dialogue to help people understand some of the complexity and challenges.
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) held a two-day multi-stakeholder dialogue on Investing in Locally Controlled Forestry (ILCF) in London on 24–25 May, 2010.
This paper offers basic information regarding the framework required to develop and
implement activities for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation
(REDD) in Ecuador. It was prepared as a guideline for the participants in the “Fourth
REDD Readiness Dialogue”, to be held on June 15 to 18 in the provinces of Orellana and
This paper aims to find common ground between forest rights-holders and investors, in order to improve the prospects of attracting productive investment into the locally controlled forestry sector. It attempts to unpack the issues that concern all stakeholders and identify the pre-conditions, obstacles and opportunities that define the investor’s experience.
The Forests Dialogue held a two-day Scoping Dialogue on Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in New Haven, CT, USA on 13–14 April 2010.
‘Free, Prior and Informed Consent’ (FPIC) has emerged as a key principle in
international law and jurisprudence related to indigenous peoples and is being
widely considered in private sector policies of ‘corporate social responsibility’ in
sectors like dam building, extractive industries, forestry, plantations, conservation,
Las discusiones sobre REDD-plus han puesto nuevamente el tema de los bosques en las mesas de discusión y negociación en importantes plataformas internacionales. La apuesta por la posibilidad de generar cambios profundos para reducir la deforestación y la degradación forestal empieza por reconocer que los países tropicales necesitan una fase de preparación para REDD-plus.
The shorthand phrase ‘free, prior and informed consent,’ and the acronym FPIC, refers to the right of indigenous peoples to give or withhold their free, prior and informed consent to proposed measures that will affect them.