Summary Information

This is Uganda’s first Summary information on how all the Cancun safeguards are being addressed and respected. Uganda has prepared this report in order to comply with the UNFCCC requirement of providing periodic information about safeguards upon commencing implementation of REDD+ activities and subsequently, at last every four years or at any time by submitting them to the UNFCCC.

The purpose of this report is serve as a key tool for legitimizing Uganda’s REDD+ Strategy and Implementation Plan whose strategic policy options significantly contribute towards national priorities in the National Development Plans, country commitments towards Sustainable Development Goals, and promoting confidence in REDD+ safeguards processes.

This report responds to local, national and internal audiences, especially current and future REDD+ investments and partners championing Results based payments.