REDD+: Reducing Poverty in Nepal

Initiative

Summary

This project is implemented by WWF Nepal Program in collaboration with Winrock International. The project aims to prepare for the development of an equitable carbon financing mechanism, in addition to enhancing the knowledge and science around on forest carbon, strengthening the capacity of the government and of local communities on forest carbon and developing policies and a functioning institutional framework for the implementation of REDD+. This project is implemented in the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) in Nepal and covers 13 Mid and Western Terai Districts. The project has completed its first phase (2009 - 2011) and has entered the second phase which will terminate in 2013.