The National REDD+ Taskforce is made up of the following members, representing government, civil society, indigenous peoples’ organizations, and the private sector:
|No.||Ministry/Organization||Position||Role in TF|
|1||Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation||Deputy Director General (Policy and Projects), Forest Department||Chairman|
|2||Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation||Alternate National REDD+ Focal Point, Forest Department||Secretary|
|3||Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation||Environmental Conservation Department||Member|
|4||Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation||Department of Mines||Member|
|5||Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation||Agricultural Planning Department||Member|
|6||Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation||Agricultural Land Management and Statistics Department||Member|
|7||Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation||Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department||Member|
|8||Ministry of Planning and Finance||Budget Department||Member|
|9||Ministry of Planning and Finance||Planning Department||Member|
|10||Ministry of Home Affairs||General Administration Department||Member|
|11||Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-Conservation Network (MERN; CSO)||Chair||Member|
|12||Promotion of Indigenous and Nature Together (POINT; IP Organization)||Director||Member|
|13||Myanmar Rubber Planters and Producers Association (Private sector)||Vice-president||Member|
|14||Kanbawza (KBZ) Bank (Private Sector)||Sustainability Advisor||Member|
The objectives of the Taskforce are:
- To provide guidance and oversight for all REDD+ related programmes, projects and initiatives in Myanmar in order to support the effective and efficient development of all REDD+ actions in the country.
- To coordinate between and among all relevant REDD+ programmes, projects and initiatives in order to achieve consistency among all REDD+ actions to be implemented in national territory, avoid duplication and contradiction between and among them and assure coherent REDD+ performance, accounting and reporting to relevant national and international entities including the UNFCCC.
To deliver these objectives, the Taskforce meets quarterly, at which time it receives updates on relevant REDD+ programmes, and reviews documents produced by those programmes related to progress under the Warsaw Framework for REDD+. Minutes of Taskforce meetings can be found here.