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Comitê Regional para Parcerias com os Povos Indígenas e Comunidades Tradicionais realiza primeiro dia de atividades no Tocantins

por Camila Mitye/Governo do Tocantins A 2ª Reunião Ordinária do Comitê Regional para Parcerias com os Povos Indígenas e Comunidades Tradicionais, instância de diálogo e parceria entre estes grupos sociais com os Estados Membros da Força Tarefa dos Governadores para o Clima e Florestas (GCF) na Amazônia Brasileira, foi aberta oficialmente nesta quarta-feira, 27, em […]

GCF Task Force for Mongabay

On April 11th, 2022, the GCF Task Force Senior Program Officer Fernando Briones was invited to give an interview to Mongabay regarding the challenges in Ecuador, Pastaza, in relation to the “continuity in public policies after changes in local government administrations”. “Fernando Briones, senior program officer at the GCF Task Force, told Mongabay that the […]

GCF Task Force receives the ACR Commitment to Quality Award

On April 6th, 2022, the American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonfit enterprise of Winrock International, presented its awards for the year of 2022. The GCF Task Force was honored to receive the Commitment to Quality Award, presented by the ACR’s Executive Director Mary Grady, for empowering our 39-member subnational jurisdictions and 10 countries, which together […]

Governor of Amazonas calls on Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos (and other wealthy business leaders) to invest in a sustainable tropical forest economy

A new video from the governor of Amazonas kicks off with an informal salutation: “Olá, Jeff.” Directed at Jeff Bezos, the founder and former CEO of Amazon, the video is narrated in the voice of the Amazon rainforest and contrasts the activities and value of the mega corporation with that of the world’s largest tropical […]

Sustainable development projects are presented to members of the Annual Meeting of the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force

After four days of much debate on environmental issues, climate change, and mechanisms to protect forests and those who live in them, the Annual Meeting of the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force (GCF Task Force) promoted a visit to learn how sustainable development projects are viable paths to environmental conservation. The guests of the […]

GCF Task Force Meeting Closed with Awards and Tribute to Departed Colleagues

The official closing of the 12th Annual Meeting of the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force (GCF Task Force) was marked by an awards ceremony for several of our outstanding colleagues and leaders. Special awards were given to people who, even during the pandemic that postponed the meeting for two years, did not let their […]

Finance, investment, government, and public policy discussed on second day of the GCF Task Force meeting

On the second and last day of the event, the 12th Annual Meeting of the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force (GCF Task Force) continued with panels that discussed the pillars that make up the Manaus Action Plan (MAP), the main document produced by the meeting, which will guide the actions of the task force […]

Wilson Lima signed a memorandum with the US agency to encourage forest conservation actions

Governor Wilson Lima, together with the members of the Brazilian Amazon of the Task Force of Governors for Climate and Forests (GCF Task Force), signed, this Thursday (17/03), a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The document aims to engage in common efforts to stimulate forest conservation strategies. The […]

Wilson Lima launches Amazônia +10 during the opening of the 12th Annual Meeting of the GCF

The governor of Amazonas, Wilson Lima, launched, this Thursday (17/03), during the 12th Annual Meeting of the Task Force of Governors for Climate and Forests (GCF Task Force), the Amazon +10 fund. The project seeks to promote science, technology and innovation in the Amazon region through partnerships with state research foundations, governments, the private sector […]

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