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

As of: March 2019

Objective and activities

The project aims to promote the restoration of a mosaic of forest landscapes and enhance carbon stocks in Rwanda as well as deepen commitments to FLR across Eastern Africa. It aims to stimulate increased public and private investment in FLR at community, district, national and regional levels. The planned measures will support enabling conditions through policy and programmatic frameworks, the establishment of a Private-Public Partnership (PPP), and pilot restoration of carbon intensive landscapes in two districts. The measures will also stimulate market demand for restoration products and increase structured investment mechanisms that target small and large investors.

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:
€ 4,159,451.40

06/2015 till 04/2020


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