The National REDD+ Program is being supported by a wide range of stakeholders and development partners. They have been working together on national REDD+ readiness activities, as well as piloting and implementing different activities relevant to REDD+. They will support implementation of the National REDD+ Strategy as well as the Forestry Strategy.

Key projects include:

  • REDD+ Readiness Project (supported by the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility(FCPF) and Government of Lao PDR (GOL))
    FCPF documents on Lao PDR
  • Climate Protection through Avoided Deforestation (CliPAD) Program 
    • Technical Assistance Component (supported by GiZ and GOL)
    • Financial Management Component (supported by KfW and GOL)
  • Sustainable Forest Management and REDD+ (F-REDD) Program (supported by JICA and GOL) Lao PDR F-REDD
  • Lao Forest Investment Program (Lao FIP) (supported by global Forest Investment Program, FIP) 
    • Sustainable Forestry for Rural Development – Scaling Up (SUFORD-SU) Project (supported by the World Bank, FIP, GOL, and Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland) visit
    • Smallholder Forest Plantations (supported by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), FIP, GOL, and private sector partners, such as Stora Enso)  Stora Enso project in Lao PDR
    • Protecting Forest Ecosystem Services (supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), FIP, and GOL) – additional FIP funding for the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors (BCC) Initiative ADB BCC AF REDD project
  • Support from International Non-Governmental Organizations (Civil Society Organizations):
  • UN-REDD program in Lao PDR
  • XePian REDD project