This guidance document analyses the 'safeguards' and policy requirements of the UN-REDD programme; Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF); World Bank (WB); Forest Investment Programme (FIP) and the multiple delivery partners of the FIP and FCPF, such as the Inter-American Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank. The document analyses to what extent these initiatives meet or contribute to the implementation of the UNFCCC REDD+ safeguards. It is intended to assist governmental and non-governmental actors to comply with the UNFCCC REDD+ safeguards and the 'safeguards' of voluntary and multilateral REDD+ initiatives.

Guide published by ClientEarth, with CLP team members as authors (2013). pdfEN