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Restoration Commitment

Restoration Commitment: 
2 million hectares
Year Committed: 
2016
Priority Interventions: 
  • Establishment and Sustainable Management of Tree Plantations
  • Protection, Sustainable Forest Management and Certification of Natural Forests
  • Commodity Tree-crop Systems Development and Agroforestry
Alignment with domestic targets: 
  • Alignment with COMIFAC Convergence Plan on Sustainable Forest Management, Protection, Resilience and meeting AICHI/CBD Biodiversity Targets  
  • Alignment with affordable energy strategy,
  • Alignment with National REDD+ Strategy and climate response mechanisms 
Requested assistance from AFR100: 
  • Restoration pledge to Bonn Challenge—support from AFR100 TBC
  • Major donors are Agence Française Développement (AFD), African Development Bank, World Bank, GEF
  • Project support from IUCN, WRI, GIZ, FAO, UN Environment