A National REDD+ Strategy applies to the entire country and is intended for implementation by all relevant agencies and stakeholders in order to achieve common results on a national scale. Among others, the strategy will identify the concrete actions necessary to generate results in terms of reducing emissions or enhancing removals of greenhouse gasses as well as the costs of implementing the identified actions. The strategy will also demonstrate how Kenya intends to address the other aspects required for its participation in an international UNFCCC REDD+ mechanism.
During the development and implementation of national strategies or action plans, countries should address the following issues:
i. The drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, land tenure
ii. Forest governance issues,
iii. Gender and equity considerations
iv. REDD+ safeguards including the full and effective participation of
v. Financial and technology support for developing the national strategy
or action plan