Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services
Public consultation for a governance standard for forest sector activities and programmes in Nepal (including REDD+) at the community forest management level
22 October 2015
Quality of governance standard for forest sector activities and programmes in Nepal at the community forest management level (consultation Dr.aft) October 2015, Version 1.0 (pilot standard)
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in collaboration with Dr. Tim Cadman of Griffith University, Australia, and Dr. Tek Maraseni of the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, has prepared a governance standard for forest management, including emissions reduction activities, in community forests in Nepal.
The standard has been developed in consultation with Community Forest User Groups, Non-Governmental Organisations, government, and many other key stakeholders, during the course of a research project from 2011-2015.
Comments and feedback on the standard are welcome from all stakeholders involved in forest management, and emissions reduction projects and programmes, including REDD+.
The period of consultation is open from 25 October to 25 December, 2015.