REDD+ Ethiopia

Safeguards

Ethiopia is committed to developing and enforcing REDD+ sociaBorena Rangelands Peoplel and environmental safeguards during implementation of this strategy. Safeguards can be broadly understood as policies and measures in order to mitigate both direct and indirect impacts on communities and ecosystems. A REDD+ safeguard system in the context of this Strategy is meant to include a review of REDD+ activities against environmental, social and governance screening criteria; a re-design of activities to address risks and maximize benefits; monitoring of and reporting on overall compliance against a list of agreed standards; and verification of the results.

The development of SESA will be informed by an analysis of Ethiopia’s existing safeguard policies and regulations along with relevant World Bank safeguards policies in a manner that confirms the execution of REDD+ activities are in accordance with UNFCCC guidelines. MEF will be the lead institution to ensure implementation of safeguard instruments related to REDD+ at all administrative levels.

The SESA wiKaffa Forest Peoplell provide an Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) that will outline the procedures to be followed for managing potential environmental and social impacts of specific policies, actions and projects during the implementation of the REDD+ strategy. The development of SESA/ESMF will ensure multi-stakeholder consultation and participation in compliant to World Bank safeguard policies and the Cancun Accord with special consideration to livelihoods, rights, cultural heritage, gender, underserved groups, capacity building and biodiversity.

Bonga PeopleA grievance and redress mechanism will be developed. Implementation of the mechanism will ensure that all persons are presented with procedures that value the opportunity to be heard; promote conflict resolution; encourage the development of harmonious partnerships; ensure that conflicts and grievances are mediated fairly; and are transparent and equitable.
Grievance mechanism will be associated with the State’s governance system, like kebele, woreda, zonal, regional and national courts and dispute resolution mechanisms, and ombudsman offices.

Safeguard Information Systems (SIS) to provide, a systematic approach for collecting and providing information on how REDD+ safeguards are being addressed and respected throughout REDD+ implementation. SIS will be combined with national REDD+ data base system in order to collect and share information on safeguard issues.

Minutes of SESA Workshop October, 1st, 2013

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 Terms of Reference: Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) Consultation and Participation C&P Task Force. Ethiopia REDD+ Secretariat

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RoadMap: Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) and Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) formulation for the REDD+ Process in Ethiopia

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ToRs: Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) and Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) formulation for the REDD+ Process in Ethiopia

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Inception Report: Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) and Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) formulation for the REDD+ Process in Ethiopia

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Minutes of Inception Workshop February, 27th, 2015: Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) and Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) formulation for the REDD+ Process in Ethiopia

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Minutes of SESA&ESMF Task Force Meetings

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SESA&ESMF_MinuteTFMeeting_04May2014

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Oromia Forested Landscape Program – Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) – Revised Final Draft

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Oromia Forested Landscape Program – Resettlement Policy Framework

Final RPF Oct16,2015 The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Oromia Forested Landscape Program – Process Framework

Process Framework-OFLP- Oct 2015-rev WB Oromia Forested Landscape

Oromia Forested Landscape Program – SESA and Social Assessment

Program -SESA-Social Assessment-14 October 2015-rev-WB

Minute of SESA/ESMF Task Force , September,2015

SESA TF Q1 2015-2016

Minute of SESA/ESMF Task Force , January,2016

SESA TF Q2 2015-2016

Minutes of discussions on the SESA Validation workshop

Minutes of discussions on the SESA Validation workshop

Ethiopia REDD+ Safeguard Instruments

National Strategic Environmental And Social Assessment

Ethiopia-National REDD+ SESA (P124074) for disclosure-March 2017

National Environmental and Social Management Framework

Ethiopia-ESMF (P124074) for the National REDD+ Program-for disclosure-Ma…

National Resettlement Policy Framework

National REDD+ Readiness Final Resettlement Policy Framework-Bank reviewed March 2017- Clean

National Process Framework

National REDD+ Readiness Final Process Framework-Bank reviewed March 2017- Clean

National Consultation and Participation Plan

National REDD+ Readiness Consultation and Participation Plan, March 2017…

National Grivience Redress Mechanism

 Final GRMs guidline

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