'The Evaluator’ Episode 13: REDD+, Cancun Safeguards, and the GCF’s pilot programme

  • Article type Podcast
  • Publication date 14 Jul 2021

This episode of the Evaluator features two renowned REDD+ experts: Ms. María García-Espinosa, Senior Policy Advisor at Climate Law and Policy; and Mr. Pierre Guedez, Senior Climate Finance Specialist at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). 

Together with IEU’s Yeonji Kim as the moderator, they discuss a wide range of topics related to REDD+, including the GCF’s REDD+ results-based payment pilot, the Cancun Safeguards, and the future of the REDD+ mechanism as a whole.

Maria and Pierre also discuss the IEU's Independent evaluation of the GCF's Environmental and Social Safeguards and the Environmental and Social Management System, and specifically the chapter on the GCF’s REDD+ programme. You can read the full report here.

The IEU recently finalized the Rapid Assessment of the GCF’s Request for Proposals (RFP) modality. REDD+ pilot is one of the four programmes that were launched under the RFP modality. If you want to learn more about it, you can read the full report here.

This episode was created by the IEU's Yeonji Kim and Beatrice Muroni. You can subscribe to 'The Evaluator' on major podcast platforms including Anchor, Radio Public, Breaker, Spotify, and Google. 

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