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Piloting Multiple-Benefit Investment Packages through forest/landscape restoration and REDD+ in Rwanda for scaling up in Africa

As of: October 2018

Objective and activities

This project will bring local public and private sector players together to construct, test and promote innovative REDD+ investment “packages” through implementation of forest and landscape restoration, based on the integration of relevant REDD+ standards and the creation of favourable investment conditions. These packages will be designed to bring multiple social, economic and ecological benefits including but also beyond carbon, and be attractive to local and international private sector investors, with benefits for communities and national ownership.

State of implementation/results

  • International Investment forum was organised in conjunction with FAO borrowing lessons from the International actors on how to push for investment in Forest Landscape Restoration.
  • A feasibility study for a bamboo based bio economy and bamboo value chain for Rwanda has been produced and the final report is expected in 2017.
  • Engagement meetings with Rwanda Mountain Tea and the Anglican Church within the spirit of public private partnership in FLR, Anglican church has commisioned the mapping of their landscapes as result of these engagements.

Project data


Implementing organisation:
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - Switzerland

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) - Rwanda, Ministry of Natural Resources (MINIRENA) - Rwanda, Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)
  • Ministry of Natural Resources (MINIRENA) - Rwanda

BMU grant:
€ 3,811,990.40

06/2015 till 11/2018


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