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World Bank - Grant Reporting and Monitoring (GRM) Report World Bank - Grant Reporting and Monitoring (GRM) Report

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World Bank - Grant Reporting and Monitoring (GRM) Report.

Uganda Forestry Stewardship Standard_For review Uganda Forestry Stewardship Standard_For review

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The National Standard for responsible management of forests in Uganda is an adaptation of the FSC international standard, and reflects the prevailing legal, social and geographical conditions of forests within Uganda. In particular, the indicators under the various FSC Principles and Criteria have been formulated cognizant of the national conditions and implementation at the FMU level.

Uganda Forest Stewardship Standard_April 2014 Uganda Forest Stewardship Standard_April 2014

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Uganda has a long history of forestry management, with the first forestry policy developed in 1929. By 1960's the country was renowned for its good forestry practices in Africa, with established management standards for both natural forests and plantations based on researched information of the time. The political upheavals of 1970's through to the 1990's, led to the collapse in the management of the forest resources. The established management standards were forgotten, and in practice the focus was on unsustainable harvesting of the natural forests and plantations. The increasing population......

ToR SESA REDD+ Revised ToR SESA REDD+ Revised

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Uganda continues to face challenges related to deforestation and loss of forest resources from various drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, with the current estimated national forest cover of 18%, a significant loss from 50% at the time of independence in 1962. Forest resources continue to be under a variety of threats including overharvesting of forest resources, agricultural expansion into forested lands, conversion of forest lands into human settlements and industrial developments, and increased demand for forest products for energy use.

ToR Participatory Structures and Communication Materials ToR Participatory Structures and Communication Materials

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Terms of Reference for Strengthening Participatory Structures, Capacity Building and Developing Communication Materials for Redd+ In Uganda.

ToR Guidelines and Standards for REDD+ Demonstration ToR Guidelines and Standards for REDD+ Demonstration

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T.o.Rs FOR PREPARATION OF GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS FOR REDD+ PILOTS / DEMONSTRATION ACTIVITIES FOR UGANDA'S NATIONAL REDD+ PROGRAMME.

ToR FGRM UGANDA ToR FGRM UGANDA

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Terms of Reference for Strengthening National Feedback and Grievance Redress Mechanism for Uganda's Redd+ Programme.

T.O.Rs for review of Benefit Sharing arrangements T.O.Rs for review of Benefit Sharing arrangements

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T.O.Rs for preparation of a review of Benefit Sharing arrangements for Uganda's National REDD+ Programme.

T.O.Rs for Preparation of a REDD+ Strategy for Uganda T.O.Rs for Preparation of a REDD+ Strategy for Uganda

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Preparation of a REDD+ Strategy for Uganda.

T.O.Rs for MID-TERM Review of the R-PP T.O.Rs for MID-TERM Review of the R-PP

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TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR MID-TERM REVIEW OF THE R-PP IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT PROJECT(RSP)

REPORT ON CONSULTATIONS UNDERTAKEN AMONG THE FOREST DEPENDENT COMMUNITIES REPORT ON CONSULTATIONS UNDERTAKEN AMONG THE FOREST DEPENDENT COMMUNITIES

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Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) is expected to play a key role in the new global climate change treaty to take effect from 2012 to replace Kyoto
protocol. Funds are becoming increasingly available for carbon projects in Africa. Countries however need to prepare national frameworks that will guide how they will benefit from these funds.

REPORT OF THE HIGH LEVEL CONSULTATIONS ON REDD+, TARGETING DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS. REPORT OF THE HIGH LEVEL CONSULTATIONS ON REDD+, TARGETING DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS.

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Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) is expected to play a key role in the new global climate change treaty to take effect from 2012 to replace Kyoto protocol. Funds are becoming increasingly available for carbon projects in Africa. Countries however need to prepare national frameworks that will guide how they will benefit from these funds.

REOI REDD+ Benefits Sharing REOI REDD+ Benefits Sharing

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CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR REVIEW OF BENEFIT SHARING ARRANGEMENTS FOR UGANDA'S NATIONAL REDD+ PROGRAMME.

REOI CONTRACT GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS REDD+ demo REOI CONTRACT GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS REDD+ demo

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The Government of Uganda has received grant financing from the World Bank's Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) to support Uganda's national REDD+ Readiness Preparation, and intends to apply part of the grant for consulting services.

REDD+ METHODOLOGICAL TASK FORCE 1st, 2nd and 3rd  MEETINGS ON UGANDA’S FOREST REFERENCE SENARIO (FRELs) REDD+ METHODOLOGICAL TASK FORCE 1st, 2nd and 3rd MEETINGS ON UGANDA’S FOREST REFERENCE SENARIO (FRELs)

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REPORTS OF THE REDD+ METHODOLOGICAL TASK FORCE 1st, 2nd and 3rd  MEETINGS ON UGANDA’S FOREST REFERENCE SENARIO (FRELs)

REDD+ REDD+

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In Uganda, REDD+ (which entails (a) Reducing emissions from deforestation; (b) Reducing emissions from forest degradation; (c) Conservation of forest carbon stocks; (d) Sustainable management of forests; and (e) enhancement of forest carbon stocks) is part of the National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) that aims for a harmonised and coordinated approach towards a climate-resilient and low-carbon development path for sustainable development in Uganda.

RECORD, REPORT AND MINUTES OF A TWO-DAY MEETING (26 & 27 July 2016) FOR THE NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE RECORD, REPORT AND MINUTES OF A TWO-DAY MEETING (26 & 27 July 2016) FOR THE NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

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RECORD, REPORT AND MINUTES OF A TWO-DAY MEETING (26 & 27 July 2016) FOR THE
NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER OPTIONS FOR REFERENCE EMISSION
SCENARIO FOR UGANDA’S REDUCED EMISSIONS FROM DEFORESTATION AND FOREST
DEGRADATION (REDD+) PROGRAMME, HELD AT GOLF COURSE HOTEL, ENTEBBE.

RECORD AND REPORT OF THE LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE; RECORD AND REPORT OF THE LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE;

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RECORD AND REPORT OF THE LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE;  PRESENTATION OF THE REFERENCE EMISSION LEVEL AND/OR FOREST REFERENCE LEVEL (FREL/FRLs) AND A NATIONAL FOREST MONITORING SYSTEM FOR UGANDA’S REDD+ PROGRAM.

Record and Minutes of the 5  Meeting of the Climate Change Policy committee (CCPC/CCAC) Record and Minutes of the 5 Meeting of the Climate Change Policy committee (CCPC/CCAC)

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Record and Minutes of the 5  Meeting of the Climate Change Policy committee (CCPC/CCAC) to consider matters on “Policy approaches and the positive incentives on issues relating to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation; and the role of conservation,
sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in Uganda (The National REDD+ Programme)” in support to the REDD+ Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) for Uganda.

Options Assessment for BSA in Uganda Revised Options Assessment for BSA in Uganda Revised

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Developing Benefit Sharing Arrangements for Uganda's National REDD+ Strategy : Options Assessment

National Forestry Plan Uganda National Forestry Plan Uganda

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The National Forest Plan (NFP) is a sector-wide national instrument for managing and utilising the forestry resources in Uganda. The first NFP was developed in 2002, in order to put into effect the Uganda Forestry Policy (2001). The policy and natural resources laws proceed from the Constitution, which recognises the strategic importance of forestry in national and local development.

Mid-Term Progress Report for Uganda and Request for Additional Funding from FCPF Mid-Term Progress Report for Uganda and Request for Additional Funding from FCPF

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Mid-Term Progress Report for Uganda and Request for Additional Funding from FCPF.

IUCN, 2010 REDD+ Targetting the Executive Arm of Governemnt IUCN, 2010 REDD+ Targetting the Executive Arm of Governemnt

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REPORT OF THE HIGH LEVEL CONSULTATIONS ON REDUCING EMISSIONS
FROM FOREST DEFORESTATION AND DEGRADATION (REDD+), TARGETING
THE EXECUTIVE ARM OF GOVERNMENT.

Indufor REDD+ Benefits Sharing arrangements Indufor REDD+ Benefits Sharing arrangements

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Benefits Sharing arrangements for Uganda's National REDD+ Strategy. Executive Summart to BSA Options Assessment.

Guidelines for the Management of Community Forests in Uganda - Popular Version Guidelines for the Management of Community Forests in Uganda - Popular Version

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The guidelines provide a consistent and coordinated process for the registration, declaration and management of community forests (CFs),and sharing of benefits and roles/responsibilities in these forests focusing on procedures for:

Forestry Licensees Forestry Licensees

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Timber Harvesting Licencees March 2014  to August 2014.

Final Report for Expanded Consultation for REDD+ Final Report for Expanded Consultation for REDD+

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Final Report for Expanded Consultations for REDD-Plus Preparation Proposal for Uganda.

Final Draft T.O.Rs for Deveoping Benefit Sharing arrangements Final Draft T.O.Rs for Deveoping Benefit Sharing arrangements

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Developing benefit sharing arrangements for Uganda's National REDD+ Programme.

FCPF ToR for Participatory Structures-WCS FCPF ToR for Participatory Structures-WCS

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Strengthening Participatory Structures and Conducting Capacity Building Trainings to Enhance Stakeholder Engagement for Uganda's National REDD+ Programme in the Albertine Region.

FCPF ToR for Participatory Structures-Tree Talk FCPF ToR for Participatory Structures-Tree Talk

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Strengthening Participatory Structures and Conducting Capacity Building Trainings to Enhance Stakeholder Engagement at National and Subnational Levels for Uganda's National REDD+ Programme through communication and raising awareness.

FCPF ToR for Participatory Structures-IUCN FCPF ToR for Participatory Structures-IUCN

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Terms of reference for Strengthening Participatory Structures and Conducting Capacity Building trainings to enhance stakeholder engagement for Uganda's National REDD+ Programme at national level as well as Mt Elgon, Karamoja and northern regions.

FCPF ToR for Participatory Structures-Env. Alert FCPF ToR for Participatory Structures-Env. Alert

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Terms Of Reference for Strengthening Participatory Structures and conducting Capacity Building Trainings To Enhance Stakeholder Engagementfor Uganda's National Redd+ Programme In Central, Mid-eastern And Southern Uganda.

District Forestry Services HandBook District Forestry Services HandBook

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CONSULTATIONS WITH BATWA ON REDD+ CONSULTATIONS WITH BATWA ON REDD+

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This report is an output of the consultative process with the indigenous Batwa communities in the western and south western Uganda in regard to the preparation of the REDD+ readiness proposal for Uganda. These consultations were held at sub county level. The two sub counties involved were Kasitu in Bundibugyo and Muko in Kabale. The report is presented in such a way to enable the reader follow the process through which the consultative

   Consultancy for the   Forest Carbon Partnership Facility  Readiness Consultancy for the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Readiness

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To our best knowledge there is no "best practice" to design REDD+ reference scenarios or forest monitoring systems. We also neither believe that it makes sense to define respective
practices in detail because the technical and organizational
options are plenty.

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