Protecting forests, reducing emissions, and enhancing livelihoods across 1/3 of the world’s tropical forests.

The Government of San Martin, Peru and the GCF Task Force will host an Intercambio de Experiencias in San Martin from October 10-13, 2022This important technical exchange will promote the sharing of experiences from within and across the GCF Task Force network of subnational governments, with a particular focus on the 7 Peruvian members of the network.


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GCF Task Force at Work

Historic Indonesia – Norway Partnership

Historic Indonesia – Norway Partnership

On September 12, 2022, the Governments of Indonesia and Norway signed a new climate and forest partnership agreement that will further support Indonesia’s emission reduction target, especially through the implementation of FOLU Net Sink 2030. This signing comes on the...

Jalisco Hosts Mexico Carbon Forum

Jalisco Hosts Mexico Carbon Forum

From September 6-8, 2022, the Government of Jalisco and MexiCO2 hosted a terrific conference in the beautiful city of Guadalajara to discuss efforts underway in Mexico around carbon markets and on creating an ecosystem of decarbonization. Sergio Graf, Secretary of...

In Memory of Dr. Noak Kapisa

In Memory of Dr. Noak Kapisa

Dr. Noak Kapisa GCF Task Force Delegate from Papua (2009-2022) GCF Task Force Indonesia Executive Committee (2019-2022) The Governors' Climate and Forests Task Force experienced tremendous loss on the passing of Dr. Noak Kapisa on September 1, 2022. Dr. Kapisa was an...

Advancing solutions for people and the planet in 39 states and provinces across 10 countries

Empowering Governors and civil servants

to lead on the forest and climate agenda in national, regional, and international forums.

Connecting members and partners

to support implementation, learning, and exchange.

Unlocking funding and finance

opportunities to implement jurisdictional strategies and investment plans.

Tracking impact and performance

toward climate commitment implementation across our member states and provinces.

The parts of the Amazon that are not protected by law are protected by the attitudes, passion and initiatives of the local communities… In spite of our seasonal extremes, growing levels of deforestation and increasing wildfires, there is a commitment to mobilize and show the world infinitely greater results.”

—Governor Waldez Goés of Amapá, Brazil

Jurisdictional Strategies & Investment Plans

From 2017 to 2020, all 38 of our tropical forest member states and provinces developed and updated jurisdictional strategies and investment plans for REDD+ and low-emissions development with the support of the Government of Norway, UNDP, and implementing partners.

Annual Meeting

Bringing together high-level government officials, network partners, private sector companies, civil society organizations, researchers, and Indigenous Peoples and local communities to connect and collaborate on joint initiatives to advance our common goals of protecting forests and reducing emissions.