FLEGT can support successful REDD+ implementation by promoting improved
forest governance and law enforcement, addressing some of the drivers of
deforestation and forest degradation and establishing strong and
effective multistakeholder processes. FLEGT is thereby creating enabling
conditions for scaled-up investments and providing a transparent and
inclusive national process for policymaking in the land use sector.
REDD+ can support FLEGT through increased momentum to support change in
the forest sector, access to finance and significantly increased
Proforest and the EU REDD Facility have released four briefings on FLEGT and REDD+. Three of the briefings describe these two approaches and the links between them. They are updates of Proforest briefing notes of 2011, with new information on efforts to coordinate and build connections in countries working on both FLEGT and REDD+. A new, fourth briefing describes approaches to working with the private sector on REDD+.
The four briefings are:
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