Country: Cameroon

The goal of this assignment is to support the development of pilot REDD+ projects in the South West Region of Cameroon. Specifically, full REDD+ feasibility studies for 4 different administrative councils (Bangem, Mundemba, Nguti & Toko) will be conducted and REDD+ project proposals (PDD) for each of the 4 councils shall be developed.

To achieve the stated goal, experts from Fokabs are performing the following tasks:

  • Define the scope of the REDD+ project;
  • Evaluation of the land uses and the geo-physical and ecological aspects of the target areas;
  • Baseline establishment through detailed assessment of drivers of deforestation and degradation;
  • Develop strategies to address the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation;
  • Describe the elements of additionally within the context of each of the 4 proposed REDD+ projects;
  • Baseline quantification and estimation of forest carbon stocks;
  • Assess, identify and recommend Institutional arrangements;
  • Reference levels for National Forest Monitoring system (NFMS) and MRV;
  • Assess and conduct legal feasibility;
  • Analysis potential conflicts and propose conflict management mechanisms;
  • Conduct non permanence risk assessment;
  • Develop funding proposals for the 4 councils as the optimal implementation zone.

Duration: 12/2017 – present

Client: WWF, GIZ / Eco-Consult