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WWF France

Assessment of social & environmental risks of WWF France Landscapes 

2021-2023

  • Social and environmental risk screening of WWF France Landscapes (including Guyana, New Caledonia, Mediterranean, Alps).

  • Development of environmental and social risk management framework for each landscape.

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Hutan & Arcus Foundation

Development of a safeguards approach and framework for Hutan in Sabah

2021-2023

  • Includes a contextual assessment, identification and assessment of the potential social and environmental impacts and risks of Hutan activities and operations, and formulation of environmental and social management framework and tools.

  • Stakeholder consultations and training

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Blue Action Fund

Advice on law enforcement and related risks within Blue Action Fund’s ESMS

2022

  • Assessment of current ESMS regarding law enforcement/security risks

  • Design of an assessment tool for law enforcement risks

  • Assessment of project portfolio law enforcement risks

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IUCN

Framework agreement to support IUCN environmental & social management system

2020 - 2022

  • Advise on further development and refinement of the ESMS standards, procedures and respective guidance notes

  • Inputs and oversight on the application of the ESMS for selected projects in the IUCN portfolio (review project documents, perform the ESMS screenings, support in preparing management plans and other safeguard tools incl. ESMP, ESMF, Process Framework or Indigenous Peoples Plan. 

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GFA & KfW

Environmental & social risk assessment and implementation support for PSMNR-SWR in Cameroon

2021-2022

  • Social and environmental assessment of Programme for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources- South West Region (PSMNR-SWR) in Cameroon, including 5 protected areas (PA) activities.

  • Identify existing risks associated with the existence of the PAs, gaps in PSMNR approach and preparation of E&S action plan. 

  • Stakeholder consultations

  • Follow up task to design a grievance redress mechanism (GRM).

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Global Water Partnership Southern Africa

Project risk screening

2020 - 2021

  • Completion of the Social and Environmental Screening Procedure (SESP) for the preparation of the full project design for the Integrated Transboundary River Basin Management for the Sustainable Development of the Limpopo River Basinto be submitted to the Global Environment Facility (GEF). 

  • Categorisation of project risk level, preparation of safeguard mitigation documents, incl. Environmental and Social Management Plans.

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ClientEarth

Legal assessment of the forest sector and REDD+ state of play in Cambodia and Vietnam

2020

  • Drafting socio-economic and political profile for each country, analysis of relevant legislation  (forests, land law/tenure, protected areas, indigenous peoples rights, community forestry).

  • Assessing REDD+ state of play ( stakeholders, policies, legislation, major programmes and current REDD+ projects, sources of funding and institutional arrangements).

  • Drafting analytical report to support development of CE engagement strategy in each country.

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SNV Ghana

Development of detailed guidelines on REDD+ safeguards operationalisation, monitoring & reporting at sub-national levels

2020 -2021

  • Support the Forestry Commission by developing practical and cost-effective guidance for operationalising REDD+ safeguards on the ground at sub-national levels and for monitoring and reporting on their implementation. 

  • Adapting the national level design for safeguards implementation and SIS to the sub-national level.

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UNDP Dominican Republic

Strategic Environmental & Social Assessment (SESA) for the development of  sustainable mountain landscape in Dominican Republic

2020

  • Support government with the development of a sustainable landscape approach and policy for mountain regions. This included assessing the existing legal and institutional framework, as well as baseline social and environmental studies in pilot areas. Tasks include implementing a SESA to identify key social and environmental risks. 

  • Consultations with local stakeholders. 

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Conservation International

Analysis of Public Sector Climate, Forest, and Land Use Strategies and Determination of Investment Readiness

2019-2020

  • Research on Ghana and Dominican Republic, assessing their existing context in the AFOLU sectors, to identify investment readiness in GHG emission reductions activities.

  • Included assessing the legal and policy context on investment, land tenure, transparency, accountability, etc. 

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Unique & World Bank

Identification of priority sites suitable for reforestation within priority landscapes in Madagascar

2019

  • Development of a methodology and legal, policy, institutional analysis on the different categories of the National Forest Domain in which medium/large-scale reforestation could be carried out.

  • Development of a classification system (ranking) of the different categories based on a clear criterion for reforestation.

  • Recommendations for the Atiala-Atsinanana ER Program – and the PADAP project

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UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

Sustainable Wildlife Management Programme: improving institutional & legal frameworks for the sustainable use of meat from wild species.

2019

  • Design of a methodology and associated diagnostic tools to assess the implementation and enforcement of laws and regulations applicable to the value chains of management and use (consumptive and non-consumptive) of wildlife species both at national and local levels.

Country experience

  • Bhutan 

  • Cambodia 

  • Cameroon

  • Congo

  • Costa Rica

  • Dominican Republic

  • Ecuador

  • France

  • Gabon 

  • Ghana   

  • Guatemala

  • Hondura

  • Indonesia

  • Madagascar

  • Malaysia

  • Mexico

  • Pakistan

  • Panama

  • Peru

  • Uruguay

  • Vietnam

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