Category: Indonesia

COP28/Dubai: Norway joins the Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC)

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…

COP28/Dubai: Indonesia and Norway strengthen joint efforts to beat climate change

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…

Rainforest losses rise in 2022 – signs of progress present hope

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.

New bilateral partnership between Indonesia and Norway

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.

Norway will pay 530 million NOK for reduced deforestation in Indonesia

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.