The EU REDD Facility works with non-state actors to define the scope and develop a methodology for independent monitoring of REDD+ (IM REDD) in the Republic of the Congo. Independent monitoring, or IM, is an audit-style assessment of compliance with legal and/or socioeconomic and environmental norms in the forest and land-use sectors. It is undertaken by independent third parties, with a view to constructively engage with public authorities and the private sector.
About the EU REDD Facility
The EU REDD Facility supports countries in improving land-use governance as part of their efforts to slow, halt and reverse deforestation. It also supports the overall EU effort to reduce its contribution to deforestation in developing countries. The Facility focuses on countries that are engaged in REDD+, an international mechanism that incentivises developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their forest and land-use sectors. The Facility is hosted by the European Forest Institute and was established in 2010.
This website has been produced with the assistance of the European Union and the Governments Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands. The contents of this site are the sole responsibility of the European Forest Institute’s EU REDD Facility and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of funding organisations.