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REDD-PLUS results-based payments for results achieved by Brazil in the Amazon biome in 2014 and 2015

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Secretariat for International Affairs, Ministry of Economy

Mr. Erivaldo Gomes
Secretary for International Affairs
Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco P, 2° andar, Sala 219, Brasília (DF), Brazil
Phone +55 61 2020-4654

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GCF's first REDD+ results-based payment boosts financial incentive to protect forests

21 Mar 2019 / GCF's recent decision to pay Brazil for keeping Amazon forests standing in 2014 and 2015 shows the concept of REDD+ is starting to pay off for countries stepping up efforts to halt deforestation.