Location: National and pilot provinces (Lao Cai, Bac Kan, Ha Tinh, Lam Dong, Binh Thuan, Ca Mau)
Duration: 3 years (Starting date TBA)
Project owner: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Objective: To enhance Viet Nam’s ability to benefit from future results-based payments* for REDD+ and undertake transformational changes in the forestry sector (*: Note that the term “results-based payments” refers only to the basis for international transfer of funds to Viet Nam.)
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Outcome 1 Capacities for an operational National REDD+ Action Programme (NRAP) are in place
Output 1.1 Implementation guidelines for the NRAP approved and rolled out.
Output 1.2 VRO strengthened in terms of its managerial, secretarial and technical capacity to lead the NRAP implementation and support the NRSC
Output 1.3 An effective mechanism to generate knowledge, organize policy dialogues, and feed policy recommendations is adopted and functioning
Output 1.4 National REDD+ Fund (NRF) operational
Output 1.5 Action plans for greater sustainability of production of raw material in aquaculture, coffee, rubber and timber industries implemented.
Output 1.6 Mechanisms to enhance forest law enforcement adopted and implemented
Output 1.7 Awareness on REDD+ to provincial authorities and administration, increased.
Output 1.8 Awareness on climate change and REDD+ raised among key stakeholders at national level through enhanced communication and dissemination of lessons learned
Outcome 2 The six pilot provinces enabled to plan and implement REDD+ actions
Output 2.1 REDD+ institutions in the six pilot provinces established, and REDD+ mainstreamed into FPDP
Output 2.2 Awareness on climate change and REDD+ raised among provincial, district and commune officials and other key stakeholders in six pilot provinces
Output 2.3 Site-based REDD+ Activity Plans and Provincial REDD+ Action Plans in the six pilot provinces are finalized
Output 2.4 Provincial REDD+ Action Plans are implemented
Output 2.5 Improved land tenure arrangements ensured in the six pilot provinces
Output 2.6 NFMS: Monitoring framework in the six pilot provinces established
Output 2.7 NFMS: Participatory monitoring in the six pilot provinces implemented
Outcome 3 The NFMS for monitoring and MRV, and the NRIS on safeguards are operational
Output 3.1 The NRIS operational
Output 3.2 NFMS:LMS developed
Output 3.3 EF developed
Output 3.4 NFMS: Institutional arrangement for compiling REDD+ GHG-Inventory clarified.
Output 3.5 Interim performance indicators and REL/FRL established
Outcome 4 A national level BDS established.
Output 4.1 National-level mechanisms and standards for distribution of REDD+ positive incentives researched and drafted.
Output 4.2 Provincial-level mechanisms, guiding principles and criteria for distribution of REDD+ positive incentives researched and drafted.
Output 4.3 Design of an integrated BDS for full REDD+ implementation established.
Outcome 5 Mechanisms to address the social and environmental safeguards under the Cancun Agreement, established.
Output 5.1Transparent and effective national forest governance structures established.
Output 5.2 Measures to ensure respect for traditional knowledge and rights related to forest management designed and adopted.
Output 5.3 Full and effective stakeholder participation mechanisms, especially for women, local communities and indigenous people, established.
Output 5.4: Environmental safeguards related to avoidance of conversion of natural forests, risk of reversals, and displacement
Outcome 6 Regional cooperation progress on REDD+ implementation in the Lower Mekong Sub-Region
Output 6.1 Effective cooperation between governments in the Lower Mekong Sub-Region on reducing illegal logging and trade
Output 6.2: Commitments by the wood-processing industry in Viet Nam and other countries in the region to sourcing legal and sustainably harvested timber
Output 6.3 REDD + strategies across the Lower Mekong Sub-region and beyond are informed by Vietnamese lessons
Output 6.4 Lower Mekong Sub- regional strategy to address displacement of deforestation and forest degradation developed
Output 6.5 Lower Mekong Sub-region regional collaboration on enhancing biodiversity conservation through REDD+
Output 6.6 South-South Cooperation for REDD+ readiness activities in other countries in the Lower Mekong Sub-region