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International forest-related climate finance

As of: April 2020

Objective and activities

The project aims to increase the effectiveness of forest-related climate finance and to increase capacity in partner countries to reduce emissions in the forest and land-use sector. For this purpose, three lines of action are pursued. First, the strategic positioning of the issue shall be improved internationally and progress in mobilizing private climate finance shall be achieved. Secondly, the coordination of relevant actors for the effective implementation of forest-relevant climate financing and for the achievement of the goals of the New York Declaration on Forests shall be supported. Thirdly, the implementation of climate finance shall become more effective through selected measures in partner countries.Improved coordination of key donors of climate finance and knowledge transfer from project activities in international initiatives shall strengthen ambitious climate protection through forests.

State of implementation/results

  • Organisation and implementation of two workshops: "Moving from a shared vision on (natural) carbon removals to implementation in promising geographies" and "Delivery support on measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) for REDD+: State of play and strategic considerations". Furthermore, on the role of natural carbon sinks, forest and Landscape restauration, measurement of forest cover changes and the role of integrated approaches („nesting“) in forest protection.
  • Organisation of various meetings of the GNU donor partnership to promote policy dialogue and coordination
  • Co-organisation of a workshop on the "Impact of the new rules of the Paris Convention / Article 6 for REDD+ and the FCPF" as well as on the role of forests and land use in nationally determined mitigation contributions under the Paris climate agreement.

Project data

Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Peru

Implementing organisation:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

BMU grant:
3.500.000,00 €

05/2018  till  04/2021


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