Thank you so much to all who participated in and supported the 13th Annual Meeting of the GCF Task Force hosted by the Government of Yucatan, Mexico. The Annual Meeting took place between February 7-10, 2023, in the beautiful city of Merida. The meeting built on the launch of the Manaus Action Plan in Amazonas, Brazil in March 2022 and the technical exchange of experiences that took place in San Martin, Peru in October 2022. Updated information on the results of the meeting is available on our Yucatan Annual Meeting page.
Our 14th Annual Meeting will take place in Ucayali, Peru, with a technical exchange in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, in 2024. Stay tuned!
Advancing solutions for people and the planet in 43 states and provinces across 11 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, 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.