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Norwegian Minister Defends REDD Thrust

Stories News 2009 10 12 1NORWAY’S Minister of the Environment, Erik Solheim, has defended his country’s support for the United Nations Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD), a model for which his country is also working on with Guyana.His defence came in response to an article in the Guardian newspaper of London last week.

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More Plaudits For Guyana’s LCDS

Stories News 2009 09 21 1Guyana is scoring more points for its climate change leadership role and its deforestation model that seems certain to set the pattern for other forest countries.Building on this international high profile, President Bharrat Jagdeo left Sunday for a round of key climate change talks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York and meetings on the sidelines.Further commendations for the country’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) have come from the government of Norway and the prestigious Clinton Foundation.The Norwegian government expects to conclude an agreement soon with this country that could result in funds to help its avoided deforestation and forest degradation model.

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Stories News 2009 09 16 1NORWAY has commended Guyana on its climate change leadership role and expects to conclude an agreement soon with this country that could result in funds to help its avoided deforestation and forest degradation model that is winning greater international recognition and endorsement.International experts have also supported the framework for establishing a Guyana Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation Plus (REDD+) with the Clinton Foundation and other groups helping to advance the process.

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