In the framework of the Reductions of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) AAE worked on the preparation of project documents, monitoring the subsequent technical comments and political management of the project. As part of the REDD projects on legal issues related to forest, carbon opportunity costs of land use, different activities such as the implementation of dozens of consultations and trainings with indigenous people and farmers; identification of forest benefits, or mapping land use changes.
Development of the Honduran REDD+ National Strategy and Financial Plan – Honduras
In consortium with ESA Consultores SA (local company) AAE was hired by UNDP to work, among other things on: Analysis of the existing policies and plans to tackle deforestation as well as current laws and policies related to land tenure; SESA and Environmental and Social Framework (ESMF); Development of a draft National Strategy on REDD+ and its Action Plan and of a Financing Strategy for the implementation of the National Strategy and Elaboration of concept note and full proposal to be presented to the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
“Development of the Vision and National REDD+ Strategy for Suriname”
Hired by the National Institute for the Environment and Development in Suriname (NIMOS), under the framework of the REDD+ Readiness project “Strengthening national capacities of Suriname for the elaboration of the national REDD+ Strategy and the design of its implementation framework”. AAE was responsible for desktop review and analysis; stakeholder engagement (stakeholder mapping, BeRT; SESA, Identification of REDD+ Vision); and Modelling of future land use change scenarios