The Readiness Preparation phase aimed to formulate a Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) for Suriname. This is a document highlighting how and why Suriname thinks it would want to implement REDD+ in its national policies.
The Readiness Preparation Phase started in 2009. After two initial tries, a final approval was received in 2012.
The main goal of the Readiness Preparation Phase was to develop a coherent and supported national view on why and how the country would want to implement REDD+ in its national policies. Amongst others, the views of indigenous and maroon communities were reflected herein.
Suriname chose to have a Transition Phase after its initial Readiness Preparation Phase. In this transition phase (2013-2015) the following activities were schedulled: