GOVERNORS’ CLIMATE & FORESTS TASK FORCE

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

GCF Task Force at Work

Remembering the contributions of Governor Aristóteles Sandoval

Remembering the contributions of Governor Aristóteles Sandoval

Yesterday we joined our colleagues in mourning the loss of a former governor in our global network, Governor Aristóteles Sandoval of Jalisco, Mexico. Governor Sandoval leaves behind a legacy as a true champion in the global fight against climate change. While Governor...

Advancing solutions for people and the planet in 38 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 35 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.

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