New public-private coalition launched to mobilize more than $1 billion to protect tropical forests and enhance global climate action

Today at the Leaders Summit on Climate a group of governments and companies announced the LEAF Coalition, an ambitious new public-private initiative designed to accelerate climate action by providing results-based finance to countries committed to protecting their tropical forests. This initiative aims to mobilize at least $1 billion in financing,…

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VPA provides opportunities beyond access to EU market

Guyana’s implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union (EU) goes far beyond giving the country access to export timber to a lucrative market. The VPA is a critical component of the Forest Law and Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan. It would ensure that timber…

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