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PACJA is currently the Africa CSO Recipient Organization for phase two of the “Pan African Civil Society FCPF Capacity Building Program on REDD+ supported by the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). The project was set up to facilitate active engagement and participation of REDD+ relevant stakeholders, including southern civil society organizations (CSOs) and local communities (LC) from FCPF participating countries in Africa.

The project is funded to a tune of US$1,156, 440 grant from the FCPF through the World Bank. The Project was approved on 14th March 2016 and the effectiveness date was 21st April 2016 and the closing date is December 31, 2019. The amount and closing date reflect additional financing of US$800,000 and an extension of the closing date, approved by the World Bank and signed by the World Bank and PACJA in June 2018.

The beneficiaries of the project are CSOs and LCs in the 18 FCPF eligible countries in Africa, namely Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda, which are eligible to participate in regional learning and exchange activities.


The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to strengthen: (i) the knowledge of targeted Southern Civil society organizations and local communities of REDD+ Readiness at the national level and (ii) knowledge ‎exchange at the regional level.

The Project has three components which are:

  • Component 1: National Capacity Building and Awareness Raising – This component aims at supporting capacity building and awareness raising activities for Southern CSO networks, CSOs and LC representatives from ten (10) FCPF countries, namely; Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mozambique , Togo, Nigeria, Central Africa Republic, Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso and Gabon with a specific focus on women and youth.
  • Component 2: Regional Exchange and Sharing of Lessons Learned - This component focuses on the design and implementation of a robust regional platform for information exchange and knowledge sharing between CSO networks of all 18 FCPF member countries, namely Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of ‎Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, ‎Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda,‎ as well as other national and regional REDD+ processes and climate change fora. This is in response to civil society representatives’ calls for knowledge sharing and dissemination, and in order to strengthen regional CSO collaboration.
  • Component 3: Management, M&E and Reporting - This component aims at financing the overhead costs of the Project Management team. Project management activities include: procurement, financial management, environmental and social safeguard monitoring, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and reporting, and preparation of work plans and budgets acceptable to the World Bank.

 A global partnership of governments, businesses, civil society, and Indigenous Peoples focused on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, forest carbon stock conservation, the sustainable management of forests, and the enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+).


The following sub grantees implemented National Capacity Building activities during the;

first implementation period (April 2016 to June 2018)

second implementation period (July 2018 to December 2019)

For feedback or grievances regarding the REDD+ project, kindly use the email addresses and phone numbers below:

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Summary of the REDD+ Sub-projects

Please download summaries of REDD+ sub-projects in Togo, Madagascar, Mozambique, Togo, and Cote D’Ivoire using the links below:

REDD+ Sub-Project in Cote d’Ivoire (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Mozambique (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Madagascar (English) 

REDD+ Sub-Project in Togo (English) 

REDD+ Sub-Project in Ethiopia (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Congo (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Nigeria (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Central Africa Republic (English)


Previous Implementation period sub-projects in summary

COTE D'IVOIRE project summary-1

ETHIOPIA ISD project summary

MADAGASCAR project summary

MOZAMBIQUE project summary

TOGO project summary

Find out more about the status of implementation of the report by downloading the document below: 

Redd+ Project Status of Implementation Report

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