The Norway International Climate and Forest Initiative has committed up to $500 million a year to support efforts that reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) in developing countries. The real-time evaluation commissioned by the Evaluation Department of the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) will assess progress and provide advice to assist in the achievement of the following objectives: (i) the inclusion of REDD in a new international climate regime; (ii) early action to achieve cost-effective and verifiable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions; and (ii) the conservation of natural forests to maintain their carbon storage capacity. Ecometrica are working in partnership with LTS International, Indufor, and the Chr. Michelsen Institute on the evaluation.
Reading Time: 1 Minutes
Date Published: April 7, 2010
The Norway International Climate and […]