The process of development of Myanmar’s National REDD+ Strategy began in 2016. The analysis of drivers see here allowed the construction of problem-solution trees that indicated possible policies and measures for inclusion in the strategy. This process was assisted by meetings of the TWG/Drivers & Strategy.
Initial ideas on policies and measures were discussed with relevant ministries in mid-2017, and following this, an initial draft of the strategy was prepared. A series of sub-national consultations in each state/region was also organized in late 2017 and early 2018 to receive stakeholder feedback on the proposed policies and measures. Views of teams of experts on each driver were also sought. This draft of the strategy was also made available for public comment through the REDD+ Myanmar website in March and April, 2017.
All of the feedback from these consultation processes were used to prepare a second draft of the strategy, after which the views of the TWG, Taskforce and NECCCCC will be sought, before a final draft is prepared for submission to Cabinet. It is expected that this process will be completed by the end of 2018.