Effective Participation of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Jurisdictional REDD+

Environmental Defense Fund

Sunday, December 3rd, 2023
11:00 - 12:00

This session will dive into several examples of the effective participation of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLC) in jurisdictional REDD+  in Central America, South America and Central Africa. Panelists will share their experiences in several tropical forest countries, like the effective participation of IPLCs in the development of the TFCI and the partnership to develop a module to certify the socio-cultural benefits of forests and REDD+ programs under the Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART).


  • Juan Carlos Jintiach, Executive Secretary, Global Alliance of Territorial Communities
  • Basiru Isa, Secretary, Network of Indigenous Peoples for the Sustainable Management of Forest Ecosystems in Central Africa (REPALEAC)
  • Gustavo Sanchez, Director, Mexican Network of Peasant Forest Organizations (RedMocaf)
  • Fermin Chimatani, President, National Association of Executors of the Communal Reserves Administration Contract in Peru (ANECAP)
  • Elcio Machineri, General Coordinator, Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon (COIAB)
  • Lucia Madrid, Associate Director of Policy, Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART)
  • Walter Quertehuari Dariquebi, President, Executor of the Administration Contract of the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve (Eca Amarakaeri)