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Facilitative process

The UNFF Facilitative Process was born out of the Resolution on the Means of Implementation for Sustainable Forest Management, adopted at the Special Session of UNFF9. It aims to assist developing countries mobilize funds for forests, through helping them to identify obstacles and opportunities for accessing to required financing from all sources and for all types of forests. Further details on the UNFF Facilitative Process can be found in the documents on this page.

Upcoming Workshops
Johannesburg Workshop on Harnessing Climate Change Financing
for Forests in Southern Africa
7 - 9 October 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa
Provisional Organization of Work | Concept Note

Forest Financing - Suva Workshop on Harnessing Climate Change Financing for Forests in the Pacific (28 - 30 October 2014, Suva, Fiji)
Provisional Organization of Work |Concept Note


leaf Workshops on Harnessing Climate Change Financing for Forests
leaf Workshops on LFCCs, SIDs, Africa and LDCs
leaf Studies, Fact Sheets and Policy Briefs on LFCCs, SIDs, Africa and LDCs
leaf Reference documents on Forest Financing

Workshops on Harnessing Climate Change Financing for Forests  
Tehran Workshop on Harnessing Climate Change Financing for Forests in Central Asia, (29 April - 1 May 2014 , Tehran, Iran) | Workshop report | Organization of Work | Concept Note

Workshops on LFCCs, SIDs, Africa and LDCs  
First workshop on forest financing in LFCCs, Tehran, Iran, November 2011
Second workshop on forest financing in LFCCs, Niamey, Niger, February 2012
First workshop on forest financing in SIDS, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, April 2012 | Presentations and Report
Second workshop on forest financing in SIDS, Suva, Fiji, July 2012 | Presentations and report
First workshop on forest financing in Africa and LDCs, Dakar, Senegal, December 2012
Second workshop on forest financing in Africa and LDCs, Nairobi, Kenya, January 2013
Workshop on the Common Forest Financing Strategy for SIDS, LFCCs, Africa and LDCs, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 2013 | Presentations and report

Studies, Fact Sheets and Policy Briefs
Analysis on the Findings of the Facilitative Process
Background documents on forest financing in Low Forest Cover Countries:
Introduction to low forest cover countries
Forest financing in low forest cover countries
Country case-studies: Jordan | Kyrgyzstan | Mali (French/ English) | Uruguay (Spanish/ English)

Background documents on forest financing in Small Island Developing States:
SIDS: macro-level paper.
SIDS (2): Second macro-level paper.
Country case study: Cape Verde .
Analytical reports: Fiji | Trinidad and Tobago

Background documents on forest financing in Africa:
Introduction to Forest Financing in Africa (first macro-level paper)
Forest Financing in Africa (second macro-level paper)
Country Case Studies: Tunisia | Uganda

Background documents on forest financing in Least Developed Countries:
Introduction to Forest Financing in Least Developed Countries (first macro-level paper)
Forest Financing in Least Developed Countries (second macro-level paper)
Country Case Studies: Nepal | Tanzania

Forest Financing Country Fact Sheets: Cape Verde | Fiji | Jordan | Kyrgyzstan | Mali | Nepal | Tanzania | Trinidad and Tobago | Tunisia | Uganda | Uruguay
Policy Brief 1: Forest Financing in SIDS and LFCCs: an introduction
Policy Brief 2: Forest Financing in SIDS and LFCCs (for foresters)
Policy Brief 3: Forest Financing in SIDS and LFCCs (for general public)

Reference documents  
Understanding the potential impacts of REDD+ on the financing and achievement of sustainable forest management - a consultant report prepared for UNFFS
The 2008 Forest Financing Report commissioned by the Advisory Group on Finance entitled, “Financing flows and the need to implement the non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests
The Resolution on the Means of Implementation of Sustainable Forest Management of the Special Session of UNFF9 (English/ French)
The Co-chairs’ Summary of the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Expert Group (English/ French)
The Secretary General’s Report on the Means of Implementation of Sustainable Forest Management prepared for the 9th Session of the UNFF (English/ French)
The Resolution of the 9th Session of the UNFF (English/ French)

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