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The New GCF presidency and the approval of the Manaus Action Plan are the highlights of the second day of the 12th Task Force Meeting of Governors for the Climate

The host of the 12th Meeting of the Governors’ Climate Task Force (GCF Task Force), Wilson Lima, the governor, highlighted this Thursday morning (03/16), the importance of discussing the conservation of forests and aligning this with the fight against poverty and social inequalities. “We can no longer accept that people from other countries, who do […]

Executive comittee meeting

On Tuesday afternoon, the 12th Annual Meeting of the Governors’ Climate Task Force (GCF Task Force) with the participation of Environment Secretary Eduardo Taveira, continued explaining that the basis for real change is knowledge in technology and innovation. For secretary Taveira, it is necessary to leave the old thinking that technology is only developed in […]

Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force Kicks Off Annual Meeting in Heart of the Amazon Basin

12th Annual Meeting of GCF Task Force hosted by Governor of Amazonas in Manaus, Brazil, March 15-18, 2022 This week, on the banks of the largest river system in the world, Governors, environment secretaries and civil servants, Indigenous peoples and local community leaders, national governments, the private sector, and partner organizations will be meeting to discuss […]

International Women’s Day 2022

Yesterday marked International Women’s Day 2022, with a unique theme: Gender Equality Today for Sustainable Tomorrow. We recognize the numerous women across the GCF Task Force who ensure we have a “sustainable tomorrow” through forest protection and climate mitigation. Gender equality goes hand in hand with the missions of the GCF Task Force: to protect […]

Jason Gray has joined the GCF Task Force Secretariat

We are thrilled to announce that Jason Gray has joined the GCF Task Force Secretariat. Jason will serve as a Project Director along with Colleen Scanlan Lyons, Project Director, William Boyd, Project Lead, Michelle Siqueira, Associate Director of Public Relations and Fernando Briones, Senior Program Officer. Jason brings a wealth of experience to the GCF Task Force, including […]

Un paso más cerca para lograr una ganadería libre de deforestación en Madre de Dios

Mediante un modelo de alta calidad, sostenibilidad y responsabilidad ambiental, el sector ganadero de la Amazonía peruana apunta a una ganadería libre de deforestación. Sistema de producción que le permitirá a este mercado emergente tener gran potencial de crecimiento. Especialmente Madre de Dios, es una región clave para la ganadería, posee más de 25 mil […]

Lessons from the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force

From 2018 – 2020, UNDP, with funding from the Government of Norway, supported 35 jurisdictions in the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force (GCFTF) to develop and/or revise jurisdictional strategies and investment plans to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD+) and promote low-emissions development. The purpose of this review is to present the findings […]

“MT’s environmental policy has called the attention of investors and other nations”, says the Secretary of the Environment

(Glasgow- Scotland) The data on deforestation reduction and the fight against environmental crimes in Mato Grosso caught the attention of investors, businessmen and representatives of nations during the state delegation’s participation in the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021 (COP 26), in Glasgow, Scotland. “Mato Grosso’s environmental policy is highlighted in Brazil and this awakened […]

Peru discussed its vision of resilient and low-carbon development in Latin America at COP26

Glasgow, Scotland Within the framework of the United Nations Conference 2021 – COP 26 being held in Glasgow (Scotland), the Ministry of Environment (Minam) developed the side event: Building a long-term vision in Latin America for Climate Action with the participation of the Vice-Minister of Strategic Development of Natural Resources, Alfredo Mamani; the regional governor […]

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