The GCF Task Force hosted its 12th Annual Meeting in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, from March 16th to 18th, 2022. Hosted by the Government of Amazonas, the meeting provided an invaluable opportunity to advance our common goals of protecting tropical forests, reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and promoting sustainable, low-emissions development. Meeting participants included governors, civil society, indigenous peoples and local community representatives, the private sector, and others who connected and collaborated on joint initiatives to protect our planet and its people.
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Advancing solutions for people and the planet in 39 states and provinces across 10 countries
“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.
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.