Category: Liberia

Norway grants 10.3 Million EUR to ensure indigenous forest rights

News story | Date: 02/07/2019

The Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) has granted NOK 100 million (EUR 10.3 million) to help secure land rights of indigenous peoples and local communities in tropical forest areas. Reduced deforestation and sustainable land use can provide one third of the emissions reductions needed before 2030 to avoid dangerous global warming. –Securing land rights of indigenous peoples is the best way to avoid deforestation in tropical areas, says Ola Elvestuen, Norway’s Minister of Climate and Environment.

Liberia and Norway launch Climate and Forest Partnership

Press release | Date: 23/09/2014
Liberia and Norway today entered into a partnership to improve forest governance, strengthen law enforcement, and support efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions fromdeforestation and forest degradation in Liberia. The partnership aims at facilitating green growth through the development of a deforestation free agricultural sector in the country. Norway will support Liberia’s efforts with up to $150 million until 2020.