Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) – Capacity Building on REDD+ forest Forest-Dependent Indigenous People in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) and South Asia Region (SAR) Project (Bumthang, Sarpang, Tsirang, Wabgduephodrang and Zhemgang, Bhutan)


  • To prepare the indigenous/local people of 5 districts to engage in REDD+ benefit sharing and carbon accounting programs through capacity building programs.
  • Build local knowledge-based to inform REDD+ benefit sharing and carbon accounting programs in future.

Project Area

  • Bumthang
  • Trongsa
  • Sarpang Tsirang
  • Wangduephodrang
  • Punakha
  • Zhemgang
  • Dzongkhags.



Major interventions/Expected outputs

  • Train forestry officials from six districts on carbon accounting in community forest.
  • Support carbon stock assessment in the community across 6 districts.
  • Educate and advocate on REDD+ readiness across community forests, schools, and university.

Major Achievements/outputs

  • Trained forestry officials of 6 Districts on carbon accounting
  • Sensitized 12 Community Forest Group members in 6 Districts on REDD+, non-carbon benefits and basic carbon stock accounting. 
  • Sensitized and created awareness on climate change, waste management and REDD+ concept to students of 13 Higher Secondary schools and 1 college. 
  • Collected results on carbon accounting in Community Forest 6 Districts.


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