Exchange and Learning event of the REDD+ SES
The Indonesian Ecolabelling Institute (LEI) will participate in the next Exchange and Study program of SES REDD initiatives which will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 3 to 7 May 2012. The workshop will include three days from 3–5 May and there will be an optional field trip to visit the CARE Tanzania HIMA REDD pilot projects in Zanzibar on May 6 to 7. These activities will be organized by CARE International.
This workshop will provide a valuable opportunity for exchange between government and civil society practitioners in the country using or interested in using the REDD+ SES. The workshop will discuss the key issues in addressing the protection and respect, providing several advantages and develop information security system. In addition, this workshop will include capacity building on key issues that emerged from the experience of using REDD SES and identified by the participants in the previous exchange and learning events, including addressing the gender dimensions of REDD+.
In this workshop, LEI will share information regarding the implementation of Social and Environmental Standards (SSL) REDD+ in Central Kalimantan which has been finalized in December 2011. The standard is adopted from REDD+ SES. In addition, LEI also presenting information related the development of monitoring plan in the SSL REDD+ implementation in Central Kalimantan.
Similar activities will be continued with different areas in East Kalimantan. This is consistent with LEI’s role as Indonesia facilitator in the implementation of REDD+ SES country approach.