Posted on December 11, 2016 7:17:00 AM
In September 2016, the Presidency issued resolution number 3 creating the National Steering Committee in charge of the Elaboration of the National Investment Plan for the Protection and Conservation of the Forests of Equatorial Guinea. This Committee, composed of representatives of the central government, civil society, academia and the private sector, has the primary mandate to ensure success in the development of the National REDD+ Investment Plan (NIP).
On 12-14 December, on the occasion of a mission by FAO, one of the CAFI implementing organizations, a workshop convening 50 stakeholders (the 25 members of the Steering Committee, and 25 other stakeholders from the Central Government, local governments, civil society and the private sector) marked the launch of the development of the NIP.
The objectives of the workshop allowed to :
More on Equatorial Guinea
More on the Central African Forest Initiative
Left to right : Mr. Olman Serrano, FAO representative in Equatorial Guinea ; H.E Eucario Bakale Angüe, Minister of Economics, Planning and Public Investments ; H.E Francisco Mba Olo Bahamonde, Minister of Forests and Environment ; H:E Valentín Ela Maye, Vice-Minister of Economics, Planning and Public Investments
Introduction to the working groups
All workshop participants
Equatorial Guinea National investment framework