Confidential complaint against the Green Climate Fund’s REDD project in Nicaragua has been accepted by GCF’s Independent Redress Mechanism.
By Chris Lang World Rainforest Movement has written an Open Letter calling on Board members of the Green Climate Fund to reject the US$60 million funding request submitted by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration on behalf of the Nicaraguan government. Organisations can sign the Open Letter before Friday, 6 November 2020.
By Chris Lang The Nicaraguan government is in the process of applying for REDD funding from the Green Climate Fund. The project is titled, “Bio-CLIMA Nicaragua: Integrated climate action for reduced deforestation and strengthened resilience in the BOSAWÁS and Rio San Juan Biosphere Reserves.” The proposal could be presented to the Green Climate Fund board…
By Chris Lang In August 2020, the Green Climate Fund approved US$28.2 million for “results-based” funding to Colombia, for the period 2015 to 2016. In the presentation of the proposed REDD payments, the Green Climate Fund Secretariat acknowledged that deforestation in Colombia, particularly in the Amazon, had increased since the Peace Agreement in 2016.