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25 October 2010

Guyana GRIF: The first money is starting to flow

Some of Norway's forest-payments to buy solar panels, demarcate Amerindian lands., Jagdeo tells World Bank not to dictate, slow-up process greenhouse gases would be spent on land demarcation and providing clean-energy to Amerindian communities.

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Norwegian Climate Change Director to learn from Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, October 18, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Ambassador Hans Brattskar, Director of Norway's Climate and Forest Initiative, visits Tanzania 19-21 October to learn about progress in stopping clim

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Fighting deforestation in Lam Dong

22/09/2010 // Vietnam is about to enter a second phase in its efforts of reducing green house gas

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September 23, 2010

Norwegian politicians can stop big forest deal

Orkla's sale of Borregaard is called the forestry deal of the century in the Nordic countries. Norwegian group Orkla's sale of forest company Borregaard, where Swedish company Bergvik Skog has been mentioned as prospective buyer, has become business for the Norwegian Governme

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01 September 2010

Norway urged to dump shares of other forest-destroying companies

Norway's Climate and Forests Initiative, which has set aside billions of dollars for efforts to reduce deforestation, should work with the country's Ministry of Finance to divest the Government Pension Fund from companies that destroy forests, says the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), an environmental group.

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25 August 2010

Poorer nations hit with 'exorbitant' consultancy fees for carbon offset projects

Nepalese government has paid a Norwegian consultancy €150,000 (£123,000) to get UN certification for biogas projects.

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Countries take first steps to implement their partnership to combat deforestation

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Ministry wants money for planting trees

Indonesia hopes to renegotiate its US$1 billion deal with Norway on reducing carbon emissions by curbing deforestation, hoping Norway will accept tree planting as an eligible part of the program.

“We hope REDD+ activities could be applied in the Indonesia-Norway climate deal,” Hadi Daryanto, director general of forest production at the Forestry Ministry, told The Jakarta Post Saturday.

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06 August 2010

Establishment of the Guyana Redd+Investment Fund nearing completion

Government of Norway corrects Stabroek News Article

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August 6, 2010

SN coverage of Guyana-Norway forest partnership did not fully reflect written responses to reporter’s questions

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