Mozambique

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Mozambique Forest Investment Plan (MozFip) 

MozFip represents the government’s ambition for transformational change to address the drivers of deforestation and promote sustainable rural development. It is a large-scale modular framework for implementing the National REDD+ Strategy across the country, including supporting reforms in the forest sector. It will be implemented through three projects, for which funding has been secured from the Climate Investment Fund and other sources:

  • MozFIP, which the government will implement with support from the WB 
  • Emissions Reductions in the Forest Sector through Planted Forests, to be implemented by IFC
  • MozDGM, which a civil society organization (to be identified) will implement with support from the WB (P161241)

These three projects are highly complementary and will be implemented in coordination, led by MITADER’s FNDS.

 

Restoration Commitment

Restoration Commitment: 
1 million hectares
Year Committed: 
2015
Priority Interventions: 
  • Mapping of degraded forest land
  • Establishment of forest nurseries
  • Restoration of degraded forest land
  • Community forest management
  • Biodiversity offset
  • Sustainable charcoal production
Alignment with domestic targets: 
  • The Ministry is leading the implementation of activities related to adaptation and mitigation that includes the rehabilitation of degraded forest areas.
  • In the forest sector, the Ministry has approved package reforms to the sector under the program denominated Floresta em Pé (Standing Forest) which has led to imposing a moratorium on the export of all round timber, cancellation of new entrants in the logging industry and implementation of a REDD+ project in 3 provinces with the highest deforestation rates. 
Requested assistance from AFR100: 
  • Information exchange with other AFR100 partner countries as Mozambique works to (i) map degraded forested land, (ii) establish forest nurseries, (iii) support community based forest management, (iv) introduce a biodiversity offset, (v) introduce sustainable charcoal production and (vi) support forest restoration activities.