With the final steps to operationalize Peru’s new REDD+ financial mechanism completed, Norway will be transferring the anticipated USD 10 million to Peru for achieved policy milestones aimed at reducing deforestation.
From March 27 to March 28th five Peruvian Ministers and five Governors from the Amazon region, along with the Ambassadors of Norway, Germany, UK and the US visited Ucayali, Peru to see the implementation of projects aimed to reduce deforestation in the Amazon.
At COP27 the Peruvian Environmental Protection Minister Mr. Wilbert Gabriel Rozas Beltran and Norway’s Minister of Climate and Environment Mr. Espen Barth Eide signed an agreement for a Norwegian contribution of USD 10 million for achieved policy milestones in Peru’s efforts to reduce deforestation.
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.
As part of a major international climate alliance, Peru, Germany, Norway, UK and the US are stepping up efforts to reduce deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon by 2025. Peru holds the fourth largest tropical forest in the world, an area almost twice the size of Germany.