Kenya Unveils REDD+ Nesting Guidelines

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State Department for Forestry Principal Secretary (PS) of Kenya Ephantus Kimotho on Thursday officially opened REDD+ Nesting Guidelines in Nairobi.

The PS said that the REDD+ Guidelines and methodology will help the Government unlock funding streams, especially in the carbon credits markets.

He said the Ministry is partnering with stakeholders to explore benefit-sharing mechanisms in the Carbon markets.

REDD+ projects to date have been implemented as project-scale activities, verified under independent standards, and selling on voluntary Carbon Markets.

The Government of Kenya has supported the concept of nesting of the REDD +activities to support the continuation of the existing projects and encourage further Carbon Finance mobilization from local and international source markets.

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