• This manual has been developed by Karen Edwards and Ronnakorn Triraganon with substantial inputs from Jim Stephenson, Dr. Chandra Shekhar Silori and other members from the Capacity Building and Technical Services Team at RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests. The guidebook has provided the basis for developing training materials, key content, and inputs for case studies.
  • The main purpose of this Report is to share some recent lessons learned on FPIC for REDD+, based on the emerging experiences of the UN-REDD Programme partner countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • The UN-REDD global program identifies nine steps in the FPIC process. In the ninth and final step, an independent international organization is contracted to conduct evaluation and verification (E&V) of the FPIC process. RECOFTC –The Center for People and Forests– was selected to lead this exercise. At the international level, RECOFTC was
    contracted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) to develop a toolkit in this context. E&V of the FPIC process under the UN-REDD Viet Nam.
  • This report describes lessons learnt from implementing the nine steps of FPIC in the two pilot project areas, Lam Ha and Di Linh, of Lam Dong Province. The report provides a framework for ensuring proper respect and recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights in REDD+ initiatives, and for consultations with relevant stakeholders.
  • This report explains each steps of FPIC such as preparation of materials for awareness raising, process of recruiting and training for interlocutors through to the verification of results.
  • This brief report summarizes lessons learnt from implementing the nine steps of FPIC in the two pilot project areas, Lam Ha and Di Linh, of Lam Dong Province. It briefly outlines a framework for ensuring proper respect and recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights in REDD+ initiatives, and for consultations with relevant stakeholders.
  • This manual provides detailed guidance on the role of interlocutors in a Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) process and covers areas such as organizing discussion groups, delivering effective presentations and preparing reports of local village consultation meetings.