Safeguards Assessment, Management Framework and Grievance Mechanism in the Dominican Republic
2018 - 2019
The objective of this assignment was to support the Dominican Republic with the implementation of a Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment [SESA], to identify the possible impacts and risks, as well as the opportunities among the various REDD+ strategic options of the country; leading to with the design of an Environmental and Social Management Framework [ESMF] to address and manage potential environmental and social risks during the implementation of its REDD+ Strategy.
Another objective of the project was to support the Dominican Republic with the design of a mechanism for receiving complaints, grievances and resolution of conflicts [MQRC], which establishes a clear and effective way to handle complaints or conflicts that could be generated during the implementation of the National REDD+ Strategy. As a last objective, to support the Dominican Republic with the design of a Safeguard information system [SIS] for REDD+.