Benishangul-Gumuz Regional State REDD+Design
SUMMARY OF COMMISSIONED STUDY ETHIOPIA UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME ETHIOPIA
Ethiopia has been implementing a national REDD+ Readiness program since January 2013 through the World Banks Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) program. Initiation and implementation of sub-national REDD+ programs is part of the national readiness process.
Building on the lessons learned from national REDD+ readiness process and the Oromia Regional REDD+ program design process, the Government of Ethiopia planned to gradually expand regional level REDD+ programs in four more regional states namely, Amhara, SNNP and Tigray and the Benishangul-Gumuz regional states.