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Ogun, Lafarge, NSIA showcase forest restoration scheme at COP21

Ogun, Lafarge, NSIA showcase forest restoration scheme at COP21 Ibikunle Amosun e1436464545391

The Ogun State Forest Landscape Restoration Project was presented on 7th December 2015 to the international community at the UN Climate Change Climate Conference (COP21) that held recently in Paris, following the memorandum of understanding signed in September 2015 by the Ogun State Government (Ogun State), the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and Lafarge Africa Plc. The PPP project will ...

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Govts, business, civil society, indigenous leaders pledge to end loss of forests

Govts, business, civil society, indigenous leaders pledge to end loss of forests Heru Prasetyo head of Indonesias REDD  Agency

An innovative public-private partnership of multinationals, governments, civil society and indigenous peoples today pledged to cut the loss of forests in half by 2020 and end it a decade later in 2030 – a move that will eliminate the emission of between 4.5 and 8.8 billion tons of carbon dioxide each year. That is equivalent to removing the carbon emissions ...

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More nations commit to fight climate change by restoring forests

More nations commit to fight climate change by restoring forests Julia Marton Lef  vre Director General of IUCN

World leaders announced on Tuesday in New York new pledges to restore over 30 million hectares of degraded forest lands today at the UN Climate Summit. The commitments come from Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, and Uganda, among others, and more than doubled the number of hectares contributing to achieving the Bonn Challenge – a global goal to ...

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