The goal of this project is to conduct feasibility studies and develop a GCF funding proposal on “Securing Permanent Forests to Combat Climate Change and Enhance Sustainable National and Local Economies in Cameroon”. More specifically, Fokabs will:
- Conduct feasibility studies that include:
- ROAM Assessment
- GHG evaluation, assessment of the project impact on carbon
- Vulnerability assessment report
- Theory of Change and log-frame
- Report of the situation analysis of degradation and forest cover loss
- Baseline assessment of policies and on-going initiatives on forest sector and REDD+
- Climate analysis and project’s climate rationale
- Detailed economic and financial analysis
- Stakeholder analysis, consultation, and engagement during project preparation
- Conduct environmental and social studies that include:
- Environmental and social impact assessment
- Environment and social management plan and other safeguard tools
- Screening to address impacts from access restrictions and Indigenous Peoples
- Plan, IP Planning Framework, Environmental and Social Management Framework etc.
- Gender analysis and Gender Action Plan
- Carry out:
- Risk assessment including mitigation instruments,
- Site specific hazard assessment and mitigation measures,
- Development of sensitivities and case scenarios as part of the financial analysis,
- Identification of executing entity(ies) and related risk analysis
- Design a full project document as per GCF templates, including:
- Detailed budget
- Procurement plan
- Work plan
- M&E plan
- Finalized theory of change and logical framework
- Knowledge and communication plan
- Institutional arrangements
- Inception and validation workshop as per the project’s stakeholder engagement plan
- Engage with local and national stakeholders including NDA, MINFOF, MINEPDED and REDD+ Unit to strengthen and use the institutional framework being put in place by the National REDD+ Secretariat to implement Cameroon’s Government climate objectives.
- Mobilize the project team to prepare and implement the Project Preparation Facility (PPF).
- Facilitate discussions and exchanges among stakeholders.
- Gather and review relevant documentation from stakeholders.
Duration: 10/2021 – 07/2022