The objectives of the operation are to develop operational instruments for the implementation of the forest policy based on a forest vocation land (FVL) strategy in a pilot area and prepare a project to apply them to eastern Paraguay. The TC will assist the GOPR to improve forest related environmental services production, and increase the feasibility of forest based businesses in the country. The operation finances the development of instruments related to the identification of FVL in selected regions at an operational scale; the identification of conflicting forest and non forest policies to assure consistency; the adjustment of regulations to implement FVL provisions of the law; the establishment of pragmatic FVL cover change monitoring mechanisms and procedures; the reengineering and demonstration of enforcement activities; the dissemination of policy rules; and identification of an assistance strategy for policy compliance by landowners, and the comparative analysis of the current policy framework as compared with the based on the forest vocation land concept using the following criteria economic and financial, and fiscal cost benefit and economic activity impact. The tools development and implementation demonstration for selected parts of oriental PR will allow their application to other areas of the country.
|Sector||ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL DISASTERS|
|Subsector||ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL DISASTERS-COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT|
|Project Type||Technical Cooperation|
|Approval Date||MAR 10, 2008|
|Contract Signature Date||MAY 9, 2008|
|Completion Date||MAY 11, 2010|
|IDB Financing *||0.15|
|Total Cost H||USD 146,000|
|Financing Type||Non-Reimbursable Technical Cooperation|
|Fund||Norwegian Trust Fund for Consulting Svcs|
|Reporting currency||USD - United States Dollar|
|Reporting Date||SEP 30, 2017|
|Disbursed to Date R||USD 146,000|
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