To protect and restore mangroves is a highly effective tool to mitigate climate change and the loss of nature. At COP28, Norway joins the Mangrove Alliance for Climate and endorses the goals under the Mangrove Breakthrough. The Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC), which is spearheaded by the United Arab Emirates in partnership with Indonesia, promotes…
Indonesia is a global leader in reducing deforestation – now with the lowest reported levels in 20 years. To recognize Indonesia’s impressive results, Norway announces a contribution of 100 million US dollars to support the country’s continuous efforts. COP28/Dubai: December 1, at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, Prime Minister of…
Recent figures from Global Forest Watch (GFW) show that we lost more than 4 million hectares of tropical primary forest last year, the size of Switzerland. Political drive for change in key tropical forest countries and increasing momentum for support internationally nevertheless give hope for the future.
Indonesia continues to be a world leader in reducing deforestation. This is evident in recent figures from Indonesia’s national forest monitoring system.
The Contribution Agreement, following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indonesia and Norway (Partners) in September 2022, was signed on October 19th by Rut Krüger Giverin, Ambassador of Norway to Indonesia, and Djoko Hendratto, President Director of the Indonesian Environment Fund (IEF).
Indonesia and Norway enter into a new bilateral climate and forest partnership to recognize Indonesia’s impressive results to date and support its ambitious emissions reduction plans. Indonesia has become a global leader by reducing its deforestation to its lowest level in 20 years — the country targets a net sink in the forestry and other land use sector by 2030.
Regjeringen fikk i går, 10. september, et formelt varsel om at Indonesias regjering vil avslutte intensjonsavtalen fra 2010 om samarbeid om reduksjon av klimagassutslipp fra avskoging og skogforringelse.
Today, on September 10, 2021, the Government of Norway received a formal notification that the Government of Indonesia has decided to terminate our 2010 Letter of Intent on Cooperation on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation.
After 10 years of hard work, deforestation in Indonesia is going down. Emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in Indonesia were lower in 2016-17 than in the preceding decade. In response, Norway will pay up to 530 million NOK (approx. $56 million) for the good results. This is the first time Norway pays for Indonesia’s results in emission reductions.
News story | Date: 16/02/2019
Indonesia confirms that carbon emissions from deforestation declined in 2017. When the emission figures are independently verified, Norway will guarantee payments to Indonesia for approximately 4.8 millions tons of CO2.