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Deepening Collaboration: Aligning Private Sector and Government Commitments to Tackle Deforestation

When it comes to reducing deforestation, companies and national governments tend to operate in their respective silos. Effectively reducing forest loss, however, will require collaboration between both corporations and governments. According to a recently published report, Collaboration Toward Zero Deforestation: Aligning Corporate and National Commitments in Brazil and Indonesia, companies and governments are beginning to work together toward their shared goals of reducing deforestation.

Collaboration Toward Zero Deforestation

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Good News for Forests: REDD+ Money Going to the Right Places

After a decade of international, UN-organized efforts to combat deforestation through finance for forest protection, the million dollar question is whether that finance is reaching the tropical forest countries that need it most. When Forest Trends set out to answer that question for the first time, it found encouraging signs that the $10 billion in funding committed through 2015 under the program known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) is, in fact, going to the right places.…

New Finance Commitments for Forests Build Momentum in Paris; Much More Action Needed

We applaud today’s announcement from the governments of Germany, Norway, and the United Kingdom, whose joint commitment provides positive momentum for much-needed climate finance targeted at tropical forests. The pledge shows an intention to provide $5 billion over the six-year period between 2015 and 2020 — around $800 million a year — with the goal of reaching $1 billion a year by 2020. The announcement is accompanied by a historic gathering of heads of state from REDD+ donor and recipient