World Leaders from 26 countries and the EU came together at the UN Climate summit (COP27) to launch the Forests and Climate Leaders’ Partnership (FCLP). The Partnership will help to deliver the commitment made at last year’s summit in Glasgow by over 140 world leaders to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by…
Satellite data can be a key weapon in the fight against tropical deforestation, but demands high technical skills and powerful computer processing. Norway pays NOK 90 million in support of a UN project aimed at translating such data into actionable insights.
Det norske klima- og skoginitiativet vil betale opptil 200 millioner kroner til Ecuador og opptil 100 millioner kroner til Costa Rica for redusert avskoging.
Peru has stepped up efforts to reduce deforestation in the Amazon through the major international forest and climate alliance with Germany, Norway, the UK, and the US. Important progress has been made on the expansion of protected areas and indigenous reserves and putting in place important policy and monitoring instruments. Norway announces a payment of USD 10 million to Peru as part of the existing climate and forest partnership for achieved policy milestones.
Norge gir 85 millioner kroner til Peru for å trappe opp innsatsen for regnskogen. Pengene gis som betaling for resultater til Peru, som har oppnådd flere milepæler i perioden fra 2018 til 2020, i tråd med samarbeidsavtalen mellom Peru, Norge, Storbritannia, Tyskland, og USA.
Following continued reductions in deforestation, Norway expands its results-based payments to Ecuador and pays up to USD 24 million.
70 % of Ecuador’s forests are located in the Amazon.
A pioneer country in reducing deforestation, Costa Rica is rewarded up to USD 10 million for its performance to date. The deal sets the country on a path to access larger funding from carbon markets going forward.
It was all about forests on 2 November, the second day of the climate summit in Glasgow. Norway’s Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and other heads of state announced a string of rainforest-related measures that will give the world a strong boost in the battle against deforestation.
The LEAF Coalition, a public-private partnership for forest conservation, announced in Glasgow that it has mobilized $1 billion USD to protect the world’s rainforests.
An initiative worth up to $ 500 million to protect the world’s second largest rainforest – the Congo Basin rainforest – was signed at the UN climate summit in Glasgow.