Workshop 3: The roles of Environmental Funds in REDD+ projects
Host fund: Brazilian Biodiversity Fund, Funbio
Venue: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date: July, 5th to 7th, 2011
Organization: Funbio, on behalf of RedLAC
Coordination: Amazon Environmental Research Institute, IPAM
in English and Spanish
Workshop Photo Album
Workshop complete material in English, Spanish and French
Participants' Future Steps
During the workshop, participants
were asked to write a short essay reporting their future steps on REDD+ projects,
inspired by the lectures and debates. Read their intentions.
Osvaldo Stella is a mechanics engineers and
has focused his work on avoiding deforestation and restoring degraded forest
areas. He has worked with IPAM since 2007 as project coordinator and has a
doctorate degree in Ecology and Natural Resources.
Mariana Christovam e Silva is a researcher in
IPAM’s Climate Change Program since 2010. She has a master degree in
International Economy and Globalization with Focus on Sustainable Development.
She has previous capacity building experience with local communities in the
Madre de Dios region.
Bernhard Smid is the Projects Supervisor of
Public Policies at IPAM, with focus on climate change. He has previously worked as Deputy Executive Secretary
of International Relations in the State of Amazonas.
Download their presentations: About IPAM; REDD+ and Climate Change: historical context of international discussions; REDD+ en el contexto internacional, foco en la America Latina; Case UN-REDD; Recursos Financeros disponibles para REDD+ and Models and Institutional Structures for REDD+ in Brazil.
Angelo Santos is a specialist in biodiversity
and climate change with extensive experience in the Amazon. He has worked with
biodiversity projects in Amazonia since 1980 and in Funbio’s Climate Change and
Clean Energy Unit since 2009. He has a Ph.D degree in Ecology from Université
des Science et Tecniques du Languedoc, Montpellier, France. View Funbio's case presentation.
Juana Camacho is Environmental Coordinator in
the Fondo para la Accion Ambiental y la Niñez and Director at Ecochic Estilo
ConSentido. She has previously worked for Friends of the
Earth International. View Fondo Accion's case presentation.
Ludovino Lopes is a lawyer focused on Climate
Change, Digital Rights and International Relations. He has worked with the
International Emissions Trading Association and has participated in the
implementation of the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation. View the Acre state’s case presentation.
Phill Covell is the Business Analyst for the
Katoomba Incubator. Prior to joining Forest Trends, he was a founding manager
of Triodos PV Partners, Executive Director of Enersol Associates, Inc., Chief
Financial Officer of Soluz, Inc., and a Senior Consultant for Global Transition
Consulting, Inc. View the Building Forest Carbon Projects presentation.
Fabio Maciel is a Civil Engineer with emphasis
in Environmental Engineering and currently works in BNDES in the Amazon Fund
management. His previous work experience includes Petrobras, Braskem S/A and Bradesco
AUTO RE Insurances.View the Amazon Fund presentation.
Climate Change section of the RedLAC's Library.
The UN-REDD Programme website.
The Little REDD Book by the Global Canopy Programme, November 2008.
Casebook of REDD Projects in Latin America by the Institute for Conservation and Sustainable Development of Amazonas (Idesam) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC-Brazil).
National REDD+ funding frameworks and achieving REDD+ readiness , by hris Knight & Jim Stephenson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Oct 2010.
National REDD+ Registries: An overview of issues and design options by Johannes Scholl (Editor), Jun 2011.
Developing Social and Environmental Safeguards for REDD+, by Talia Manceira Bonfante, Maurício Voivodic and Luís Meneses Filho, in English, Portugues, Français and Español.
Engaging the Private Sector in the Potential Generation of REDD+ Carbon Credits - An Analysis of Issue, by Climate Focus, Jun 2010
Perspectives on REDD+ , by UN-REDD Programme in English, Français and Español.