Project board

The purpose of the Project Board is to provide guidance on the strategic and technical direction of the REDD+ Readiness Project.


The responsibilities of the Project Board are:

  • Ensuring that the results are realized, according to the project document; 
  • Providing for board decisions for the strategic direction of the project; 
  • Provide guidance to the project expenses; 
  • Adequate implementation of national legislation and regulations, rules and procedures. 

Daily management

The daily management is formed by:

  • the Chairman (the General Director of NIMOS)
  • the Vice President (the Deputy Resident Representative of the UNDP) 
  • the Secretary (Project Coordinator of the REDD+ project). 

The daily management has the task to lead the collaboration within the board and to coordinate, and provide intensive guidance to the management of the Project.

Decision-making and Board Members

The Project Board will meet at least twice a year. In order to assemble a meeting there must be a quorum. There is quorum if half + 1 of the members are present. Decision-making at board meetings will be based on democratic principle. A proposal can be accepted if a majority of the members that are present agree with the decision.

Members of the Project Board are representatives of the following organisations or bodies:

  • REDD+ Project Coordinator 
  • UNDP Country Coordinator
  • Major Group Collective represented by:
    • Children & Youth
    • Farmers
    • Workers & Unions
    • Non-Governmental Organisations
    • Local Authorities
    • Indigenous and Tribal Communities
    • Women
    • Business & Industry
    • Science
  • Knowledge institutes represented by:
    • NIMOS
    • SBB
    • Meteorological Services
  • REDD+ Assistants Collective represented by:
    • Trio tribe
    • Wajana tribe
    • Arowak tribe
    • Caraib tribe
    • Saramaccan tribe
    • Aucan tribe
    • Paramaccan tribe
    • Aluku tribe
    • Matuarian tribe
    • Kwinti tribe
  • Government departments represented by:
    • Natural Resources
    • Public Works
    • Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry
    • Regional Development
    • Spatial Planning and Forestry
    • Education, Science and Culture
    • Trade and Industries