Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

Approaches to equity in forest governance: Lessons for safeguard development

February 12, 2016

NTFP-EP  Asia joins  the Center for People and Forests ( RECOFT)  in the side event  “Approaches to equity in forest governance: Lessons for safeguard development” where representatives working on forestry and climate change in Asia and Africa will reflect on experiences strengthening equity in forest governance, and associated challenges and opportunities, with a view to how lessons learned can contribute to safeguard development in REDD+.



Date: 03 Dec 2014, Wednesday

Time: 15:00—16:30

Room: Machu-Picchu  (300)


Moderator: Doris Capistrano, Senior Advisor, ASFCC


  1. Nur Masripatin, Chair of ARKN-FCC: “Safeguards and  Safeguards Information System: experiences from national and regional processes”


  1. Regan Suzuki Pairojmahakij (RECOFTC):  “Community forestry as an approach to national REDD+ Safeguard Information System design, implementation and monitoring”


  1. Marisa Camargo (University of Helsinki  and INDUFOR):  “Greening the supply chain: how deforestation resulting from commercial agriculture might be addressed in REDD+ countries”


  1. Chandra Silori  (Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+): “Experiences and challenges of REDD+ safeguards capacity development at grassroots level in Asia”


  1. Edna Maguigad, (Non-Timber Forest Products–Exchange Program): “Benefit sharing modalities in communally owned and managed resources in the Philippines: Lessons in ensuring  equity and accountability for REDD-plus benefit distribution system”




  1. Sigyel Delma (Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Bhutan). “Forest governance in Bhutan: Towards the development of a national framework for REDD+ safeguards”