Democratic Republic of Congo
Decree No. 09/40 establishment of management structure of implementing REDD process
This decree establishes the following management structures:
- National REDD Committee and Inter-ministerial REDD Committee (to ensure multi-sectoral co-ordination in the preparation and implementation of the national REDD+ strategy) ;
- National REDD Co-ordination (in charge of daily management of the REDD Readiness process).
These structures lead the development of an implementation framework for REDD+, including, in particular: (i) participatory development of the national REDD+ strategy; (ii) stakeholder consultation mechanisms; (iii) safeguard mechanisms (definition of socio-environmental standards and implementation of Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment, which will help design an Environmental and Social Management Framework); (iv) reporting and control mechanisms (national authorisation procedures for REDD+ projects, establishment of a national register for all REDD+ initiatives, establishment of a national Measurement, Reporting and Verification system); and (v) mechanism for financial management (national REDD+ process related benefits sharing).