The announcement took place at an event during COP28, where Colombia’s Minister of Environment, Susana Muhamad, presented the Colombian governments ambitious plans to reduce deforestation and create sustainable livelyhoods in the Colombian Amazon “Colombia has achieved a significant reduction in deforestation in 2022, a trend that seems to continue in 2023. Most of the reduction…
On July 12th, the Colombian Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Mrs. Susana Muhamad, announced that the country reduced deforestation by almost 30 per cent from 2021 to 2022. This is the lowest rate of deforestation since 2013.
From March 19 to March 25, Norway’s Climate and Environment Minister Espen Barth Eide is in Colombia and Brazil. The purpose is to support the authorities’ efforts to reduce deforestation.
Colombia’s government has launched an emergency plan to stop deforestation in the Colombian Amazon. The ambitious strategy consists of working with local communities and indigenous people in 22 deforestation hotspots, reaching agreements to strengthen economic, social and environmental conditions in these areas. International partners praise the ambitious plan, and Norway and Germany will contribute 25 million USD under the Joint Declaration of Intent.
On her first day as Deputy Director of NICFI, Dyveke Rogan boarded a plane to Bogotá to learn about deforestation issues from one of Norway’s key partners.
The &Green Fund signs loan agreement with Colombian Hacienda San José to scale up their more sustainable business model for the cattle sector. Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) is a major contributor to the &Green fund.
Norge, Tyskland og Storbritannia utbetaler 300 millioner kroner til Colombia for nye og forsterkede tiltak mot avskoging. Landet hedres for sin internasjonale lederrolle innen skogbevaring.
Colombia has strengthened its position as a regional leader in forest conservation and sustainable development. To honour these achievements, Germany, Norway and the UK provide results-based-payments to be reinvested in innovative actions to catalyse further progress on Colombia´s forest targets.
Norge, Tyskland og Storbritannia forsterker sin skog- og klimaavtale med Colombia, etter at landene forrige uke ble enige om detaljerte mål og forpliktelser. Avtalen skal måles opp mot en rekke milepæler som landene har fremforhandlet, og som skal støtte opp under målsettingen om å redusere avskogingen i Colombia
News story | Date: 11/12/2019
Colombia is committing to ambitious goals to reduce deforestation and to launch large-scale programmes in support of forest conservation and ethnic groups. Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom will contribute up to 360 million USD to help Colombia reach its targets.